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@  chuck57thSig : (30 October 2014 - 05:51 PM) Sarti07, It's Under (Va Claims And Research) Http://www.hadit.com/forums/topic/59064-Prep-For-Decision-Phaseprovisional-Rating/
@  sarti07 : (30 October 2014 - 02:43 PM) Hello, I Just Posted A Topic About Prep For Decision.. I Have No Idea Where To Find It! Lol
@  carlie : (28 October 2014 - 03:42 PM) Reelnrod - Just Pick A Topic That Corresponds To Your Stuff And Post It
@  reelnrod : (28 October 2014 - 10:11 AM) So, How Do I Post A Topic?
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@  red : (27 October 2014 - 12:14 PM) Anyone Heard Any Updates On Flying Space A For 100% Disabled Vets?
@  maxwell18 : (27 October 2014 - 10:49 AM) I Did Contact My Congressman Jeff Miller, Let's See What Will Happen
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@  Tbird : (27 October 2014 - 04:26 AM) Thank You Larry S For Your Contribution To Our Funding Campaign
@  britton : (26 October 2014 - 07:33 PM) Everyone (Veteran's) Should Recive A Memo From The Dept Of Veterans Affairs ****notification Of Medication Scheduling Change****
@  britton : (26 October 2014 - 07:24 PM) Meds That Are Consider To Be Schedule Ii Narcotic...pain Meds Like Hydrocodone Ectt Ect,,
@  britton : (26 October 2014 - 07:22 PM) As I Understand We Only Can See The Va Dr's Every 28 Days To Renew Our Prescription Meds A New Law Went Into Effect Oct 6Th 2014....i Only See Problems Problems Problems With This...grrrrr
@  maxwell18 : (26 October 2014 - 03:52 PM) This Is Maxwell18 Would The Person Who Contacted Me (Vern2) Please Contact Me Again, I Attemped To E Mail You It Returned No Reply. Thanks
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@  Notorious Kelly : (25 October 2014 - 07:53 PM) Max- Contact Your Congressman- Dea Has Got Docs So Cowed They're Afraid To Dispense Tylenol
@  maxwell18 : (25 October 2014 - 07:10 PM) Anybody Having Problems Getting Pain Pills (Norco) Filled Us Navy Base (Nas Whiting Fld Milton Fl). Had A Prescription For 90 Norco Pills For 30 Days, 3 A Day For Pain, Got 30 For 30 Days. That Will Last Me 10 Days. Another Thing That Our Government Is Screwing With Us. I Don't Know What To Do, Don't Want To To The Va, Don't Know What They Will Either. Anybody Goy Any Ideas. 
@  Burt : (25 October 2014 - 10:28 AM) Does Anyone Else Here Wear A Don Joy Armor Knee Brace From The Va?
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#1 pigdriver

 
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Posted 26 March 2010 - 11:30 AM

Hi All,
Just received the rating of 70% PTSD, 10% hearing loss and 10% tinnitus, today received the white envelope with the retro!! Next thing I know I get a Federal Express Envelope from my local VAMC and a letter in the mail from the VARO today. They have a C&P scheduled for me on April 30th for TBI at my local VAMC and the VARO wants information regarding my claim for TBI. I never filed a claim for TBI however when I had the C&P for the PTSD the examiner noted that I had a TBI in November 1964 and was put on light duty for 4 months but recovered and went on to serve in Vietnam. I called my DAV Service Officer and he told me to go to the C&P so I don't mess up my PTSD rating. What gives with all of this??? It's like the VA wants me to file another claim for TBI or are they trying to see if a TBI is responsible for my PTSD symptoms and re-rate me?? I don't trust them at all. I need advise on this please!!

Edited by pigdriver, 26 March 2010 - 11:32 AM.


#2 john999

 
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Posted 26 March 2010 - 01:29 PM

If you have any symptoms at all from the TBI I would bring it to their attention. I would look up TBI and see if any of my symptoms match. TBI can be subtle, and I don't think it will affect your PTSD rating. They sort of interact. There is co-morbidity which makes you total disability picture worse if anything.

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Posted 26 March 2010 - 10:05 PM

Hi All,
Just received the rating of 70% PTSD, 10% hearing loss and 10% tinnitus, today received the white envelope with the retro!! Next thing I know I get a Federal Express Envelope from my local VAMC and a letter in the mail from the VARO today. They have a C&P scheduled for me on April 30th for TBI at my local VAMC and the VARO wants information regarding my claim for TBI. I never filed a claim for TBI however when I had the C&P for the PTSD the examiner noted that I had a TBI in November 1964 and was put on light duty for 4 months but recovered and went on to serve in Vietnam. I called my DAV Service Officer and he told me to go to the C&P so I don't mess up my PTSD rating. What gives with all of this??? It's like the VA wants me to file another claim for TBI or are they trying to see if a TBI is responsible for my PTSD symptoms and re-rate me?? I don't trust them at all. I need advise on this please!!



Just last month I was awarded SC for TBI from a blast injury suffered in 1968. At the same time, I was denied an increase for PTSD. The VA gave me 10% for TBI and left my PTSD where it was, saying the symptoms of each are similar and they could not say which caused which. From what I've heard, it is hard to get TBI service connected from the 60's since military doctors didn't use that terminology during Vietnam. All in all, it didn't sound fair to me, so I will appeal. Good luck!

Edited by JustPLS, 26 March 2010 - 10:06 PM.


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Posted 28 March 2010 - 05:28 PM

Ditto on Johns post.
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