Tag Archives: HCVETS

CAVC– WELCH V. SHULKIN–PISSING OFF THE POPE

Most Veterans don’t understand how this VA poker game works. I know it took me around the block three times with Veterans Services Organizations running interference for VA against me. Every once and a while I like to look back … Continue reading

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NAVAL INTELLIGENCE

Received from the Oorah contingent (who else?) this morning is an interesting commentary on the relative intelligence of Officers versus Non-Commissioned Officers. Far too often, the commands come down from above in “Make it so, Numbah One!” format. This has to … Continue reading

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BVA–ANOTHER “CLEAN” JETGUN APPEAL

One thing that will never happen is that a Regional Office will grant a jetgun-based appeal for Hepatitis C (HCV). VA is batting .1000 on that metric. However, in regards to appeals at the BVA, a new breed of Veterans … Continue reading

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CAVC–PERCY V SHINSEKI (2009) — WHO OWNS IT?

I have an unusual case of a gentleman who filed to stop a reduction in his rating. At the same time, he had a newly denied claim at the Seattle RO. The gentleman filed his NOD and the presumption of … Continue reading

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VA ILP– WE HAVE ANOTHER WINNER

Member Randy (always in good standing) has finally cut the ILP Gordian knot with the Denver VR&E krewe. After years of spewing misinformation and Catch 22 jargon at him, they finally realized he’s read Chapter 21 of 38 CFR and … Continue reading

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WHAT’S UP, DOC?

The miracles of technology amaze. Think of this. A  a combo defibrillator/pacemaker all-in-one with a ten to thirteen year battery. In by ten- out by one- after the Versed wears off. Sounds like a Chinese Dry Cleaners. It weighs a … Continue reading

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BVA–“CLEAN” JETGUN DECISIONS

  From the Hallowed Entry Point into Heaven at the VA’s St. Petersburg Gate…   Much has been recently discussed about how many jetgun Hepatitis C claims have been won at the BVA where we can see a win-be it on … Continue reading

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