Currently has 70% for PTSD but recently put in for 100 P&T increase. Are there any lay statement samples out there for a co-worker and spouse to follow? and will another C&P be ordered when the previous one for 70% was only 14 months ago? … [Read more...] about How to win 100 P&T for PTSD_MST
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Has anyone received benefits, or known anyone who has received benefits for having Parkinson Disease without being exposed to Agent Orange or the other presumptive categories? … [Read more...] about Parkinsons
Hello all - I think I am ready to submit a claim and want to make sure I have everything covered. I am currently 50% for a back injury which I was approved years ago. At that time, I also submitted for cervical spine which they deemed not service connected. I did not appeal. My neck worsened over the years and I am going to try again with more evidence to get rating … [Read more...] about Ready to submit for increase. Seeking advice.
Hello all, I am rated for PTSD and looking to claim sleep apnea secondary to it. I am looking to type up my statement in support of claim on the 21-4138 form. Can anyone post or type an example statement? having trouble combining my words on this. Thank you … [Read more...] about Sleep Apnea secondary to PTSD
Hi Everyone, I was rated at 94% so really 90% currently in shock and awe effect at the fact it happened for me. At the same time I have some claim that have been deferred. Can someone explain what deferred entails? SwiftSig … [Read more...] about I’ve been rated and deferred.
Hi Everyone, I want to thank all for your support and great advice that you have provided. It has certainly helped me! I had been on the "hamster wheel", until I came here. I have a question pertaining to a E.E,D. My situation may be a little unusual but hear goes: I have been working with a VSO and she has been pretty good, but know I get the feeling she thinks I am … [Read more...] about Earlier Effective Date-Confused
I swear I could be a case study for the VA's process of straight blanket denials. My C-File is devoid of really anything useful. There are no rater notes anywhere the tells me how they came up with their decisions. The documents that have the most information is the statement of case I received when I filed my appeal back in 2010. Other than that it took me a while to … [Read more...] about I finally received my C-File
I just spoke to Brian Tally: https://americanmilitarynews.com/2019/04/op-ed-a-va-legal-loophole-ruined-my-life-and-now-i-want-to-change-the-law/ There is more in the FTCA forum, however, we are seeking anyone who was denied a FTCA case, because the doctor, nurse, dentist, etc, etc who malpracticed on them was a Federal Contractor. Also anyone whose … [Read more...] about Seeking FTCAers—1151ers
I applied for and was approved for SMC L in 2015. I also applied for and was denied entry into the post 9/11 caregiver program in 2015. I'm aware of the 2 year statue of limitations, but I have circumstances that would allow for an argument that would allow for an argument that I wasn't aware until recently. I know that this is kind of light on details, but I'm not exactly sure … [Read more...] about FTCA for Caregiver Denial
Good Afternoon fellow Vets and a Blessed Memorial Day weekend to all. I am a new member and this is the first site I have came upon in order for me to vent. I will jump right into it. I am a combat vet (Iraq) rated at 70% PTSD. I filed for an increased rating and TDIU back in November of 2018 as the symptoms I experience regarding my PTSD were worsening and keeps me from … [Read more...] about Unwarranted TIDU Denial Letter Received