Continuing the trend for a few months are posts about Retroactive Back Pay, does this mean more veterans are getting their claims granted? Who knows? It does however bring up a good tip. When figuring your retroactive compensation pay make sure to … [Read more...] about Top 10 Content Sept 2016
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Greetings: I am grateful that one afternoon a few years ago, I Googled "I've had it with the VA". That simple "search" born out of utter frustration led me to "Hadit". And there it all started! As of two weeks ago, I'm rated 100% (long overdue). And, … [Read more...] about 100% Rating – How I Did It! – Member Ping Juice
Stressor - Any experience that threatens your life or someone else’s can cause PTSD. These types of events are sometimes called trauma. During this kind of event, you may not have any control over what’s happening, and you may feel very afraid. … [Read more...] about PTSD Stressors
A de novo review is your other option. de novo, which means “new,” or “fresh look,” is a Latin term used by lawyers. In a de novo review, a DRO, who is a senior-level, highly experienced claim processor, looks at all the evidence of record (your … [Read more...] about 3 Things You Want Out Of a DRO Review – VA DRO Hearings (Decision Review Officer)
What does Development Letter Sent mean on Ebenefits? Development letters are sent in the early stages of your claim. It acknowledges your claim and asks for additional evidence if you have any. The VA is legally required to send this letter to you. … [Read more...] about Ebenefits Development Letter Sent
You've just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It's a legitimate question - … [Read more...] about Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?
I encouraged you to keep the exam in perspective. What is that Perspective? Honestly, it comes down to recognizing that the purpose of the C&P Exam is NOT to convince the doctor that your injury is service connected, but to let him or her … [Read more...] about 10 Tips to Help You Keep the Compensation and Pension Exam (C&P exam) in Perspective
Commission on Care Final Report Two years ago, a scandal over VHA employees’ manipulation of data systems to cover up long appointment scheduling delays made headlines and left the veterans’ health care system reeling. The White House and Congress … [Read more...] about Commission on Care Final Report
Can I apply for VA disability compensation for a disease or injury diagnosed after service? Short Answer Yes you can. Read on.Service connection may be established for a disability resulting from diseases or injuries which are clearly present in … [Read more...] about Can I apply for VA disability compensation for a disease or injury diagnosed after service?
Surprise PTSD RatingI was rated Service Connected Disable for PTSD on August 21, 2012 @ 70%. I didn't expect this at all. If anything, I thought I would get a low rating for my physical aliments............(neck, back head shoulder). When I … [Read more...] about Top 10 VA Disability Claims Discussion Posts June 2016