When it comes to the current options for challenging a VA Ratings Decision, Veterans often send me emails asking what do they do..which option do they choose? To begin answering that question, let me tell you a story. Every so often, my wife and I … [Read more...] about When You Get a VA Ratings Decision, Should You File an Appeal, Request to Reopen, or Seek Reconsideration?
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Today, we’re gonna talk about the appeal itself. Once you get a decision, what you need to do after the decision. The two avenues we’ve seen are to appeal it, or to ask for a reconsideration. Carol, what are your thoughts on this? Don’t ask for a … [Read more...] about Appeal vs Reconsideration – Hill & Ponton, P.A.
In order for the VA to recognize a veteran’s PTSD in order to award service connection, the diagnosis must be provided by a qualified medical professional. Even though many veterans are treated by VA or private therapists who are not doctors or … [Read more...] about PTSD Guide: VA Service Connection from Hill and Ponton
A veteran will receive compensation at the 100% disability rating level if his/her service connected disabilities prevent the veteran from being able to get a job and keep the job. A Total Disability Rating Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU … [Read more...] about Unemployability (IU) Guide from Hill and Ponton
https://youtu.be/nIJejh0WmDg?t=9m50sTopicsUpdate on the podcast....new video training online....new webinar coming in February....and..... Hiring freeze at the VA...good, bad or indifferent? Can you service connect obesity? … [Read more...] about VA TBI Claims, VA Obesity Claims, when to FIRE an attorney, the VA Hiring Freeze, and so much more!
Get to the P.O.I.N.T. Better Writing in Your Veterans Affairs Claim Save 10% use coupon code hadit - From Chris Attig - Veterans Law Blog Easy 5-step method for writing VA claims arguments that are clear, concise, and persuasive! You’ve been … [Read more...] about Get to the P.O.I.N.T. Better Writing in Your VA Claim
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The exams should be to what you’re asking for, what kind of compensation. If it’s the first claim to say that something is related to service, like a back claim saying, “I believe that my back was injured in service and that’s why I currently have … [Read more...] about Preparing for Your C and P Exam
http://www.bva.va.gov/docs/VLR_VOL3/1-Allen-TheLawofVeteransBenefitsPages1-66.pdfTHE LAW OF VETERANS’ BENEFITS 2008-2010The Law of Veterans’ Benefits 2008-2010: Significant Developments, Trends, and a Glimpse into the Future Michael P. … [Read more...] about Law of Veterans’ Benefits 2008-2010
Williams Jr. v. PrincipiUSAVC 02-0764 - STEINBERG, Judge: Veteran Luther Williams, Jr. (the appellant), pro se, seeks review of a May 28, 2002, Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board or BVA) decision that (1) denied Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) … [Read more...] about US Court of Veterans Claims (USCAVC) Cases