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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