Question. Will submitting a NEXUS letter for PTSD, from my VA Psychologist help my NOD if I have already submitted a Nexus from my Private Psychologist for PTSD?PTSD RELATED TO FEAR OF HOSTILE MILITARY OR TERRORIST ACTIVITYA veteran who is diagnosed with PTSD that is related to fear of hostile military or terrorist activity does not need to provide stressor … [Read more...] about Will PTSD NEXUS letter, from VA Psychologist help my NOD-I already submitted a Nexus?
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I mention here, from time to time, the power of 38 CFR 4.6. I am putting this in the main forum because I think Veterans Affairs makes more CUEs regarding this regulation, then we know. Source Berta Simmons VA Claims ForumOne of the first things vet reps should look for in a denial, is whether the VCAA letter was correct (if that letter is detrimental to the claimant, it … [Read more...] about The Power of 38 CFR 4.6
Read the Full Report here VBA Annual Benefits Report FY 2016 Totals – new recipientsVeterans who began receiving compensation benefits 284,550Survivors who began receiving service-connected death benefits 28,891Total: 313,441Estimated annual amounts paid – new recipientsBenefit program Number of recipients Estimated average individual … [Read more...] about Recipients, Payments and Disabilities FY 2016
VA disability claims for noise-related hearing loss or tinnitus, there are certain things you’ll want to do to help your case:Provide detailed statements that explain the noise exposure you experienced during your military service. Cite the sources of the noise such as the machinery you used or the environment you worked in. Cite the duration of the exposure, and … [Read more...] about Trending Tinnitus Discussions
[Reprinted here with permission from Veterans Law Blog] Originally published at The Veterans Law Blog by Chris Attig. In this post, I’m going to talk to you about one of the EASIEST ways to prove service connection — secondary service connection. Well, actually, it may not be the easiest….but it’s not the hardest, and it is most certainly the most straightforward to … [Read more...] about Secondary Service Connection – The most straightforward connection to make – VeteransLawBlog
38CFR4 Total Disability Ratings §4.15 Total disability ratings. The ability to overcome the handicap of disability varies widely among individuals. The rating, however, is based primarily upon the average impairment in earning capacity, that is, upon the economic or industrial handicap which must be overcome and not from individual success in overcoming it. However, full … [Read more...] about 38CFR4 Total Disability Ratings