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PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Claims

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No Service Treament Records... - last post by Berta

TBI Traumatic Brain Injury

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Victim Of Aggravated Assaul... - last post by ZALLENDER89

TDIU Unemployability Claims

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This Is Interesting To Say... - last post by notapb1

Gulf War Illness

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What Information Would You... - last post by Tbird

Agent Orange

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Korat Thailand Herbicide - last post by Tbird

ALS - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Veterans with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may receive badly-needed support for themselves and their families after the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that ALS will become a presumptively compensable illness for all veterans with 90 days or more of continuously active service in the military.

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Als - Reference Thread - last post by K9MAL

MST - Military Sexual Trauma

A good site for these claims is http://www.vetwow.com

This is a very sensitive issue, triggers abound so be careful. Remember whenever you post something on the internet it is there for everyone to see forever. So be cautious with what you share however if you have a claims question we want to help.

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Good Nexus Statement From V... - last post by Gastone

Radiation Exposure from Operation Tomodachi (Japan Earthquake Fukushima Nuclear Assistant)

Operation Tomodachi, Tomodachi Sakusen?, lit. "Operation Friend(s)") was a United States Armed Forces assistance operation to support Japan in disaster relief following the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. The operation took place from 12 March to 4 May 2011; involved 24,000 U.S. servicemembers, 189 aircraft, and 24 naval ships; and cost $90 million.[1]

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Number Of Vets Effected - last post by Vync

Project SHAD/Project 112

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Blue Water Navy Text - last post by willyd

Vocational Rehabilitation

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Supplies - last post by bracholi

VA Pensions

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Pension - last post by josef7070


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Accrued Regs And What Va Mi... - last post by Buck52

FTCA Federal Tort Claims Action

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Sad Story - last post by Berta

1151 Claims

Claims under 38 U.S.C. § 1151

Benefits for additional disability or death caused by VA medical care is government by 38 U.S.C. § 1151. Claims under § 1151 are a different species than service-connected disability claims, but they are compensated in a similar manner as service-connected disability claims. To prove a § 1151 claim, a claimant must show that the veteran’s death or his additional disability was caused by negligent VA medical care or by some unforeseeable complication of the VA medical care.

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Adding More To 1151 Topics - last post by Berta