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@  vet201060 : (26 August 2014 - 11:41 PM) Damn Post It Notes
@  vet201060 : (26 August 2014 - 11:41 PM) True That
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@  vet201060 : (26 August 2014 - 10:00 AM) Went From Pending Decision Approval To Review Of Evidence Today, I Need To Stop Looking At It. Drives You Crazy Waiting
@  GlassRose1500 : (25 August 2014 - 09:30 PM) @coriemboh I Get My Best Claim Advice Here, But My Dav Guy Gets The Best Intel Once The Claim Is Filed
@  coriemboh : (25 August 2014 - 08:57 PM) The Average Processing Time Is 9 Months More Or Less. Every Time I Call The 800#, I Get A Different Answer. Goe, Roe....make Up Your Mind!
@  coriemboh : (25 August 2014 - 08:56 PM) I Just Want To Know Ballpark Figure Of How Much Longer My Claim Will Take. The Bills Are Piling Up. Adds To My Anxiety And Depression. Sure Wish I Could Tell Bill Collectors The Same Things Va Tells Me!
@  coriemboh : (25 August 2014 - 08:54 PM) @glassrose1500-No, I Don't. I Put In For Representation A Few Days Ago, But I'm Sure That End Won't Pan Out Until The Claim Is Closed.
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@  GlassRose1500 : (25 August 2014 - 12:04 PM) @coriemboh - Do You Have A Service Rep You Can Call? They Usually Have More Info...
@  coriemboh : (25 August 2014 - 11:16 AM) Called The 800 # To Check Status Of Claim. Really Frustrated With The Lack Of Information.
@  vet201060 : (25 August 2014 - 10:12 AM) Just Checked Ebenefits And Claim Was Pending Decision Approval And Then Checked Few Minutes After That And Now Prep For Decision. Drives Me Crazy
@  coriemboh : (24 August 2014 - 10:00 PM) Anyone Else Having A Hard Time With Evet Updates? Mine Is Taking Forever!

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Success-My Ptsd Claim Has Been Approved!


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#1 mrs rockman (widow of vet)

 
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Posted 14 April 2011 - 11:48 AM

On 04/06/11, I received notification from VA that my claim was approved on 04/05/11. On 04/08/11, the retro was in my bank account.. They awarded me 30% going back to 09/30/10. This bumped me up to 80%, which totally surprised the heck out of me!
So far, this claims process has been tough on me, but I do consider myself extremely lucky and blessed that it has progressed at the speed that it has.
On 06/08/10, I got my 10% re-instated for my scar-lower back and for the shrapnel still there.
On 08/05/10, I got 10% retro for IHD from to 02/22/10 to 08/05/10.
On 08/05/10, I was upped to 60% for my IHD with new and current tests that were sent in.
On 04/05/10, I was awarded 30% for the PTSD.
I am in the process of burning my PTO hours before I leave my job. My VA pulmonologist has already signed by FMLA form for me to begin the process of leaving my job. I am only working 1 or 2 days a week and all of my responsibilities have been turned over to someone else. This keeps the stress off of me. With my PTSD, I am having a very difficult time with dealing with the job.
Thank you all for your help and the information that I have gotten thru this site. I could not have gotten this far without you!!!
Have a very blessed day!!
Rockman

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 12:39 PM

rockman,
Congrats on getting some good adjudication !
Sounds like you might be heading for IU
due solely to SC'd disability's.

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 12:45 PM

Great News

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 01:04 PM

THIS IS wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 02:33 PM

Great and wonderful news Rockman. I love reading post like yours, and hope to read many many more from other vets.

Papa

#6 mrs rockman (widow of vet)

 
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Posted 14 April 2011 - 02:35 PM

Thanks all. I will post a little later with a couple of questions on group therapy etc.
Rockman

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Posted 14 April 2011 - 04:20 PM

Glad to hear the wonderful news!:rolleyes:

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 07:06 AM

Congratulations, Rockman! :smile:

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 02:26 PM

Great News!!! April approvals, Bring May vacations :lol:

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Posted 17 April 2011 - 11:36 AM

Congrats! Rockman and take care of yourself!




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