John provide expertise and assistance to world renowned neuro-radiologist Dr. Bash in the performance of conducting independent medical opinions to support veterans’ disability claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Benefit of the Doubt Rule When it comes to the Benefit of the Doubt doctrine, the statute is 38 USC § 5107(b). That statute says: ?The [VA] shall consider all information and lay and medical evidence of record in a case before the [VA] with respect to benefits under laws administered by the [VA]. When there is anapproximate balance of positive and negative evidence regarding any issue material to the determination of a matter, the [VA] shall give the benefit of the doubt to the claimant.
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