Tag Archives: Gulf War Vets Help

CAVC–DeLISIO V SHINSEKI-THE DeLOREAN PARADOX

I always roam around and look at classic cases like Larry DeLisio’s. It does no good to simply cite to it if you can’t remember old Larry’s particular DeeeeLemma. And boy howdy did Larry have a dilemma. When you throw … Continue reading

Posted in Agent Orange, All about Veterans, AO, CAVC Knowledge, CAVC ruling, DM II, Earlier Effective dates, Implicit denial, Informal Claims, Inspirational Veterans, KP Veterans, Lawyering Up, VA Agents, VA Medical Mysteries Explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW–ALL ABOUT VBMS AND CMAs

Boy howdy did life get a whole lot finer in a week. It’s not perfect but my Change Management Agent (CMA) at the Seattle VA Regional Office is a real go-getter. She had been in the CMA saddle all of … Continue reading

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CAVC–#18-938–SHARPENING UP THE PUNJI STICKS

I reckon you folks don’t know this but Cupcake was laboring under the delusion that I was never going to see my elusive 20’X28′ greenhouse and “other valuable considerations”. I took that bet and it appears she may have to … Continue reading

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BVA–RAPID TURNOVER OF STAFF ATTORNEYS BODES ILL FOR VETS

My good friend Vicki sent me a link the other day that really rolled my socks down. I was mortified to think how this impacts the backlog at the BVA for docketing our appeals. Mind you, I take some of … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT WAIVER OF REVIEW IN THE FIRST INSTANCE

Boy howdy do I ever wish I’d found out about these little “judicial anchors” when I first set sail on my VA claims adventures in 1989. Actually, it’s sad to find them so rarely used by those in the legal … Continue reading

Posted in All about Veterans, Jetgun BvA Decisions, KP Veterans, NOVA Attorneys, Remanded claims, Tips and Tricks, VA Agents, VA Attorneys, vARO Decisions, VBMS Tricks, Veterans Law, Waiver of Review in the First Instance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

CAVC–JENSEN V SHULKIN-RHETORICAL VA MONTE GAMES

Remember that time when you got caught misbehaving and you told a fib to get out of it? And then you fibbed some more to cover the first fib until you came around in a Mobius Loop where the fibs … Continue reading

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THE HUMOR GENE

Every once in a while I get an email telling me my blogs are too droll and pedantic. I get that. I do try to inject that quintessential element of levity in between these legalistic tomes but keep in  mind … Continue reading

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