While there are 2 legal processes to pursue an earlier effective date, there are several legal theories that can be used in those processes. Here are 2 of the most common legal theories to argue for an Earlier Effective Date in a VA Disability Compensation Claim. In a previous post, Chris talked about the only 2 legal processes through which a Veteran can raise a claim for … [Read more...] about 2 Times Veterans Should Argue for an Earlier Effective Date
We briefly discussed 38 CFR 3.156 on last night's podcast. This can become a powerful tool for any vet who querstions their EED. (Earlier Effective Date) 38 C.F.R. § 3.156 provides that if the VA receives or associates with the claims file relevant service department records at any time after the VA first decides the claim, the VA will reconsider the claim, including the … [Read more...] about Podcast Follow Up To New and Material Evidence 38 Cfr 3.156 (C)
Today we want to talk to you about individual unemployability and a big mistake we see, and that is the timing of the filing of the paperwork for that. A lot of times what we’ll see is somebody is not working and they’re filing for service connected compensation for their back or their headaches or their allergies, and they’re not service connected yet. Sourced through … [Read more...] about Individual Unemployability – When to File – Hill & Ponton, P.A.