With 10 years of representing Veterans before VA Regional Offices all around the country and the BVA, I have a firm belief that Veterans can improve their VA Claims by following 8 Steps to Improve their VA Claim A recent non-precedential opinion of … [Read more...] about 4 Powerful Ways to Improve Our VA Claims – From Veterans Court decisions
BVA NO. 09-48 865 Citation Nr: 1717500 Decision Date: 05/19/17 Archive Date: 06/05/17 On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Phoenix, Arizona THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric … [Read more...] about BVA No 09-48865 Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include schizophrenia, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Throughout FY 2016, the CAVC and the Federal Circuit issued many significant decisions that impacted the way VA adjudicates appeals, including the following: ► Correia v. McDonald, 28 Vet. App. 158 (2016): This case provides a precedent … [Read more...] about Significant Judicial Precedent and Its Effect on the Board
Opinion that the Court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to review Mr. Marcelino's challenge to the rating schedule. The April 5, 2016, decision of the Board that denied service connection for obesity for the purpose of VA compensation is AFFIRMED. (S … [Read more...] about 16-2149 Francisco L. Marcelino v. David J. Shulkin, M.D.
Ordered that the BVA decision is affirmed (SCHOELEN and ALLEN with GREENBERG (DISSENTING) ) … [Read more...] about 16-1221 Bobby R. George v. David J. Shulkin, M.D.
PER CURIAM: Ordered that the Board decision is VACATED with respect to the matters appealed to the Court and the appeal is DISMISSED for lack of jurisdiction. (SCHOELEN, BARTLEY and GREENBERG) … [Read more...] about 16-2832 James C. Childers v. David J. Shulkin, M.D.
FOR THE PANEL: Ordered that the BVA decn is set aside and remanded (DAVIS, PIETSCH and ALLEN) … [Read more...] about 16-1171 Robby Turner v. David J. Shulkin, M.D.
PER CURIAM ORDERED, by the PANEL, that Mr. Rosinski's April 27, 2017, motion for aggregate action is denied. It is further ORDERED that the petition is DISMISSED. (DAVIS, PIETSCH and GREENBERG)(DAVIS, CHIEF JUIDGE, CONCURRING)(GREENBERG, JUDGE, DISSE … [Read more...] about 17-1117 Douglas J. Rosinski v. David J. Shulkin, M.D.
Opinion that the BVA decn is reversed and remanded. DAVIS, Chief Judge, dissenting in part (DAVIS, PIETSCH and BARTLEY) … [Read more...] about 15-3463 Frazier Foreman v. David J. Shulkin, M.D.
Opinion, by the PANEL, that the Court will AFFIRM the portions of the January 14, 2016, Board decision denying entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea, as secondary to a service-connected psychiatric disorder, and the reopening of a claim f … [Read more...] about 16-1515 Joseph Harvey, Jr. v. David J. Shulkin, M.D.