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@  coriemboh : (19 November 2014 - 08:29 AM) Hold Time For Peggy Was Approximately 1 Minute. That Was 17 Minutes Ago. They Really Need To Change This Hold Music.
@  Tbird : (17 November 2014 - 02:42 PM) Stretch Thanks For The Extra Contribution To Our Fundraiser This Month.
@  maxwell18 : (16 November 2014 - 09:04 PM) I Still Have To Bitch About The Navy Hosp Cutting My Meds By 2/3 On My Norco. I Contacted Customer Service Or What Ever You Want To Call It Who In Turn Contacted The Navy Hosp Pensacola Commander Who In Turn Did Nothing. Thanks To All The People That Are Affair Of There Jobs And I Feel That Medical Malpractice Should Come Into Place. I Guess Just Do What Ever They Want To Because They Can, But Don't Give A Sh T For The Vets That Suppose To Being Supporting From All The Military  organizations. This Is Not The Way They Have Been Trained And Promised To Do. 
@  carlie : (16 November 2014 - 11:26 AM) Delayed Onset Tinnitus - Ref To Va Training Letter 10-028 - Link - Http://veteranclaims.wordpress.com/2014/05/06/single-Judge-Application-Va-Training-Letter-10-028-Delayed-Onset-Tinnitus/
@  carlie : (16 November 2014 - 11:03 AM) Here's A Good Tinnitus Link To Check Out From M21-1 Change Dated Jan 10,2014 - Http://veteranclaims.wordpress.com/tag/section-B-Duty-Military-Occupational-Specialty-Mos-Noise-Exposure-Listing-Fast-Letter-10-35-Tinnitus-Hearing-Loss-Vbms-Rating-Decision-Tools/
@  Asiadaug : (16 November 2014 - 02:08 AM) "rolled" Not Ruled! :)
@  Asiadaug : (16 November 2014 - 02:07 AM) Thanks. I Have Seen The Fast Ltr 10-35 And Have Seen Cases Where The Va Has Apparently Agreed That Tinnitus Can Have Delayed Onset. I Did Not In Looking Over The Fast Ltr See Where They Had Ruled 10-028 Into That. And, I Am Not Sure In The Vas Issuance Of ‘policy’ Type Letters How They Might Roll In Previous Instructions Into Newer Ones. Maybe There Is Some Intranet Traceability Capability? I Was Just Curious As There ‘appeared’ To Be Conspicuous Absence Of That 10-028. I Am Assuming 10-028 Was Written In 2010. But It May Be I Should Not Assume Anything.
@  carlie : (15 November 2014 - 05:56 PM) Asiadaug - You Might Be Looking For Fast Letter 10-35, Http://www.hadit.com/forums/topic/40962-Va-Fl-10-35/ Also Check Out This Link To Links For Delayed Onset Tinnitus - They All Refer Back To Fast Letter 10-35, Https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=Chrome-Instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=Utf-8#q=Tinnitus, Delayed Onset, Va Fast Letter
@  Tbird : (15 November 2014 - 07:50 AM) Asiadaug Searched All Over For Va Training Letter 10-028 But No Luck So Far.
@  Asiadaug : (15 November 2014 - 02:12 AM) Several Cases I've Run Across Mention Va Training Letter 10-028 With Apparent Discussion About Delayed Onset Of Tinnitus. I Have Been Unable To Locate That Trng Ltr. Any Suggestions?
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@  Burt : (09 November 2014 - 01:33 PM) Http://www.hadit.com/forums/topic/59165-C-P-Results-Knee-Back-Hip-Hearing-And-Tinitus-Any-Thoughts/
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#1 Jim MAC

 
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Posted 14 December 2008 - 09:38 AM

Well as some of you know I have been fighting with the VA over my zero percent skin cancer after 5 operations. Well got SSOC yesterday and retro check yesterday.

Rated 100 percent from Jan 18th 08 thru Feb 1st 08 due to 6 months after last operation. Then 30 percent on Feb 1st 08. Six months after last operation. I really beleive it was the picture I sent in that did the trick. Even with the 30 percent I will still be rated only 80 percent because we all know 50 + 30 + 30 + 10 +10 + 10 + 10 = 80 still one more DRO appeal for the low ball of my back and sinuitis,

Thanks all

Jim

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 09:42 AM

Jim,
A big CONGRATS and an even more, Merry Christmas !
carlie

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 09:47 AM

Congrats!!!!!

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 10:22 AM

Yes, isnt it sad, that, after we get back from fighting the enemy, we have to fight the VA even harder to get what is coming to us. Sometimes I think the VARO should be moved to Iraq and "take care" of their Veterans and get them to commit suicide, like they do our Veterans by frustrating us in poverty all these years.

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 10:29 AM

Well as some of you know I have been fighting with the VA over my zero percent skin cancer after 5 operations. Well got SSOC yesterday and retro check yesterday.

Rated 100 percent from Jan 18th 08 thru Feb 1st 08 due to 6 months after last operation. Then 30 percent on Feb 1st 08. Six months after last operation. I really beleive it was the picture I sent in that did the trick. Even with the 30 percent I will still be rated only 80 percent because we all know 50 + 30 + 30 + 10 +10 + 10 + 10 = 80 still one more DRO appeal for the low ball of my back and sinuitis,

Thanks all

Jim


I great feeling to know you or anyone has finally overcome the uncalled for stalling by the VA system of a deserving vet in an sc'd condition. Congrats!

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 11:18 AM

Congratulations,

As Ts said to me, " Miracles do happen at Christmas Time".

Always,

Betty


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Posted 14 December 2008 - 01:09 PM

Congratulations,

You deserve it and everything else you present to the VA.

Tayo

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 04:13 PM

Congratulations.

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 05:55 PM

Well as some of you know I have been fighting with the VA over my zero percent skin cancer after 5 operations. Well got SSOC yesterday and retro check yesterday.

Rated 100 percent from Jan 18th 08 thru Feb 1st 08 due to 6 months after last operation. Then 30 percent on Feb 1st 08. Six months after last operation. I really beleive it was the picture I sent in that did the trick. Even with the 30 percent I will still be rated only 80 percent because we all know 50 + 30 + 30 + 10 +10 + 10 + 10 = 80 still one more DRO appeal for the low ball of my back and sinuitis,

Thanks all

Jim




Good for you!! You fought hard for that SC!! Tell me how you got SC foor skin cancer; was that direct or secondary? What are you gonna buy yourself ;-) ~Wings

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 07:27 PM

Congrats Jim.

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 07:52 PM

A win proves it can be done!

#12 Jim MAC

 
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Posted 14 December 2008 - 09:48 PM

Good for you!! You fought hard for that SC!! Tell me how you got SC foor skin cancer; was that direct or secondary? What are you gonna buy yourself ;-) ~Wings

Wings it was direct I had my first skin cancer operation 6 months after discharge. I got 30 percent for disfigurment. Bought my wife a nice ring today for christmass going to stash the rest for a little while

Jim

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 10:56 PM

Hey Jim. Great Job. Way to hang in there. I remember when times were real tough but you stood toe to toe with them.
J

Edited by jbasser, 14 December 2008 - 10:57 PM.


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Posted 15 December 2008 - 07:45 AM

Jim Mac:

Congrats its always nice to see a Hadit Member win.

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 08:50 AM

Jim, congradulations.

Best,

Hugh

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 08:59 AM

Congrats!!! I love success stories. :rolleyes:

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 09:03 AM

Jim,

Great to hear!!! Was it a Denovo Review? Still waiting on mine to get done.

Norm

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 09:08 AM

Jim,

Great to hear!!! Was it a Denovo Review? Still waiting on mine to get done.

Norm

Boats was a Denovo Review Filed May 18th 08 Descion made Dec 7 08. Got statment of case but not descion letter yet. I am happy with the rateing think the VA did me fair. Just got a few more items to appeal going to due the DRO letter today. They turned me down for a few items on increase. How long have you been waiting?

Jim

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 09:31 AM

Put DRO in Feb 08, just called and said partial grant was made Saturday the 13th percentage still the same in the system though.

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 08:22 PM

Wings it was direct I had my first skin cancer operation 6 months after discharge. I got 30 percent for disfigurment. Bought my wife a nice ring today for christmass going to stash the rest for a little while

Jim



Jim, Congratulations, well done!! A ring for Christmas sounds very nice ;-)

~Wings


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Posted 15 December 2008 - 08:25 PM

Alright, Jim Mac.

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 08:20 AM

WOW_ great news!!!!!!

Persistence pays off-photos do too-

I sent in two photos of my husband to the AMC that I feel were fairly good evidence to support the other stuff I sent in.They were to support his rapid weight gain due to undiagnosed and untreated diabetes.This was not the strongest evidence I had but the VA examiner had to look at him staring at the camera-it put a face on the claim.

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 01:49 PM

Congrats always good to see a veteran win what they are due it makes it a little better at Xmas time see there is a Santa Claus lol

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Posted 17 December 2008 - 01:52 AM

Way to go Jim Mac, you got whats due! Amen and Hallelujah! Wishing you all the best and more,

Cg'and family!

#25 Jim MAC

 
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Posted 17 December 2008 - 08:57 PM

Thanks all for your kind words
Going to take a month to rexlax than go for A DRO hearing think they screwed me on about a years retro

Jim\\PS stll have not got the descion letter supposed to be dated Dec 9th 08 GOT THE MONEY THOU LOL

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Posted 18 December 2008 - 05:02 AM

Jim,

recieved my SOC last week also, 100% Temp for stroke (did not say how long assuming 6 months), increased migraines to 30%, all others denied with exception of neck says it is continued whatever that is. So here I have 210% combined to 90%(94 rounded down) just missing that 10% for 100%....lol Looks like the BVA it will go.

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Posted 18 December 2008 - 06:36 AM

Congrats. Truly a bright note to the Holiday season!