Tag Archives: VA Extraordinary Writ of Mandamus

CAVC–17-14??– AWAITING THE DOCKET

One thing I love about Extraordinary Writs is the alacrity that enervates the DVA when it hits 625 Native American Ave. NW. Before it can even be docketed this time, I have a decision back from the Seattle Regional Office … Continue reading

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ILP–LAST CALL FOR SILVER QUEEN

The flavours of Fall are subtle but welcome. A slight chill in the air or the new-found fog are just the hallmark of a September morning. I think the sun has rose-tinted goggles on that cast a glow on everything … Continue reading

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CAVC– #116-2098-POST GAME WRAP AND POST MORTEM

After every CAVC encounter and especially Extraordinary Writs of Mandamus, I like to dissect them to ascertain what was gained, lost or ignored. Basically, those are the only talismans to wave after the dust settles. So, in retrospect, what did … Continue reading

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CAVC–#16-2098–POSTSCRIPT-ARE YOU OKAY WITH THAT, ST. MARGARET?

Never being one to leave an errant sweater thread alone or a VA scab unpicked, I felt compelled to at least answer in my defence and protect my honor. Having hornswoggled sweet ol’ Saint Margaret into believing that maybe I … Continue reading

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CAVC #16-0298–THE RISE AND FALL OF ANOTHER EX. WRIT

I love the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) method for Extraordinary Writs of Mandamus. Just like those fabled Chinese dry cleaners’ claims of ‘In by ten, you come get when little hand on three.’, my Ex. Writ was ‘in’ … Continue reading

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ILP–DEEP THROAT-THE FLY ON THE WALL

Every good VA story has a fly on the wall somewhere who can tell you what’s going on in the back room. In my case, Deep Throat is well-protected, well-informed and keeps me in the loop on a fairly regular … Continue reading

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CAVC #16-2098– HOLY SISTERS OF THE ORDER OF INDIANA AVE. NW

If I was one of those millennials and knew how to do it, I’d tweet #Feeling Lucky into the electronic ether. The fourth try is the charm. Yes folks. I drew one of the Legendary Holy Sisters- Saint Megan Bartley … Continue reading

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