Tag Archives: BVA Decisions

QUESTION ABOUT PENDING CLAIMS DOCTRINE

Rashid El Malik adds a comment to our Pending claims doctrine post and I thought I would bring it out here so others can see what he’s asking. I have a question? In 2003 I filed a claim for R wrist … Continue reading

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BVA– VFW STRIKES AGAIN

FROM THE HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA VFW POST # 1064 Looking for cryoglobulinemia cases to illustrate for claims purposes, I came across this gem. Rarely have I seen a judge make such short shrift of a Veteran so utterly and completely. … Continue reading

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BVA–WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE? TIMES 2

First let me say that I am shocked- shocked I say- that Congress has approved Laura Eskinazi as a Veterans Law Judge. She, for all of you in the dark, has been the Veterans’ nemesis over at the Office of … Continue reading

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BVA– TEXAS FREQUENT FILER PROGRAM

FROM THE TALL TALES REGIONAL OFFICE IN HOUSTON, TEXAS I write occasionally of the VA Backlog. I write sometimes about “frivolous filings”. Rarely do I come unglued and blow an ass gasket over Vets who legitimately (although mistakenly) attribute their … Continue reading

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BVA– MEET JOE BLACK

Here’s a Vet from my home RO who is going to be getting a nasty letter in the mail soon. VA is going to inform him that he is no longer entitled to the presumption of Agent Orange or any … Continue reading

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BVA–EARLIER EFFECTIVE DATE

From the Meriwether Lewis and William Clark Memorial VARO in  Portland As many years as I have been doing this, there is always someone such as Mr. Lewis and Clark here who tries to imply that just because he filed in … Continue reading

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BVA–REMAND FOR EVERYTHING BUT THE KITCHEN SINK

FROM THE PAUL R. REVERE MEMORIAL  REGIONAL OFFICE How many things could go wrong with a claim? How many things could the Regional Office, tasked with the proper, professional development of your claim, possibly mishandle to the point that the remand … Continue reading

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BVA–INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM- HOME SPA

From the Biggest Little Town RO in Nevada In our continuing series on Independent Living Programs, we look at winners. Some reach too far and ask for obvious things which have no chance of success. Remember always the operable word is necessary or … Continue reading

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BVA– ACTING VLJ HOOKED ON PHONICS

WGM got the short end of the stick on this one but now I see why. vA just can’t bring themselves to accept the fact that getting Winky dirty isn’t willful misconduct. Listen to this Judge pontificate, bluster, chew her … Continue reading

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BVA DECISIONS BYPASS INFO

Trust Squidley to cut the Gordian knot. I think I might have solved the second half of getting in. It seems you need to do this in a particular order. First pull up the BVA site and then go to the … Continue reading

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