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#1 rdnkjeeper

 
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Posted 21 April 2012 - 05:13 PM

But I finally got the letter saying that my appeal saying that they finally approved my request for a rating increase of my back. I was at 20% and requested 40%. After 4 years of fighting they finally realized that I was right. So now I am at a total or 80%! Just have to wait for the cash to hit the bank! :D :D :D

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 05:37 PM

"So now I am at a total or 80%!"
Did the VA consider TDIU?
If not, have you applied for it?

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 06:18 PM

Congrats!

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 08:33 PM

"So now I am at a total or 80%!"
Did the VA consider TDIU?
If not, have you applied for it?


Still working full time....Wish I could because work is getting tougher and tougher.....

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 08:47 PM

Congradulations rdnkjeeper.

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 12:04 AM

Way to go!! What did it take to finally get approved? IME/IMO?


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Posted 22 April 2012 - 06:25 AM

Congrats, Jeeper - that money should hit soon! Posted Image

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 06:52 AM

This is Fabulous NEWS!!!!! Congrats!

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 07:02 AM

Way to go!! What did it take to finally get approved? IME/IMO?


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No I had 3 C&Ps and all of them showed the range of motion in the 40% range. I just kept appealing until they finally went WTH? Wish I could find someone for a IMO up where I am at.

#10 rdnkjeeper

 
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Posted 22 April 2012 - 07:04 AM

Thanks everyone!

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 08:02 AM

Congratulations on your win!

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 01:13 PM

Thanks everyone!


Congrats on getting compensated for the increase in your SC'd disability.

What's your breakdown for the 80 percent ?

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 02:36 PM

Congrats and when you no longer work usually a lot quicker to be upgraded.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 09:33 AM

well done...hope this takes off some stress too!

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 07:41 PM

Congrats on getting compensated for the increase in your SC'd disability.

What's your breakdown for the 80 percent ?


40% Back (Lumbar muscle spasms) Many herniated discs
30% Chronic Pain Syndrome
10% Chronic Prostates
10% Right Knee PFS
10% Left Knee PFS
10% Sciatica
10% Neuropathy

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 02:11 PM

40% Back (Lumbar muscle spasms) Many herniated discs
30% Chronic Pain Syndrome
10% Chronic Prostates
10% Right Knee PFS
10% Left Knee PFS
10% Sciatica
10% Neuropathy


Congrats! I hope to get about the same.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:41 PM

Congratulations! Awesome news

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 05:20 AM

I don't know why this surprised me, but when the retro hit the bank it was less than half of what it was supposed to be. Called my VSO and they said my effective date is almost 2 years after I filed. So it looks like I am back in the appeal line to get my effective date fixed. I was so pissed that I mailed them a copy of the form that shows the date it was submitted and even called my Senator.

Why does the VA have to continue to mess with everyone?

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:18 AM

I don't know why this surprised me, but when the retro hit the bank it was less than half of what it was supposed to be. Called my VSO and they said my effective date is almost 2 years after I filed. So it looks like I am back in the appeal line to get my effective date fixed. I was so pissed that I mailed them a copy of the form that shows the date it was submitted and even called my Senator.

Why does the VA have to continue to mess with everyone?

I don't know why this surprised me, but when the retro hit the bank it was less than half of what it was supposed to be.
Called my VSO and they said my effective date is almost 2 years after I filed.


When you get the actual rating decision please post exactly what is stated.
Sounds like perhaps they used the date of an exam showing an increase,
as the effective date.

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 05:09 AM

I got the statement of the case yesterday. They awarded it based on the date of the C&P. I am hoping that it is an easy fix. I am not holding my breath, but I am still hoping.

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 01:29 AM

Good for you for looking at that! This is just another example that has been going on for ages. I believe this certain issue tops the charts for the most amount of screw-ups at the VA. This is the exact reason why we need to read these at least 2 or 3 times. A lot of times a vet will get the decision letter, and their so giddy about their award, everything else in the letter turns into a blank, until they settle down and read it again. I for one has done it too.

rdnkjeeper...That should be a fast and easy fix unless they found a problem with it. More than likely, the problem lies with them.


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Posted 14 May 2012 - 06:47 PM

Good Job way to hang in there.




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