Citation Nr: 1427733 Decision Date: 06/18/14 Archive Date: 06/26/14 DOCKET NO. 10-06 071 ) DATE On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina THE ISSUES Whether new and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim of service connection for a left ankle disability. Entitlement to service connection for a left … [Read more...] about Entitlement To Service Connection For Sleep Apnea, To Include As Secondary To Ptsd Granted
I get asked more questions about how to file and win a Veterans Affairs sleep apnea disability claim than almost any other topic in all of VA Benefits Law. [Reprinted here with permission from Veterans Law Blog] True story. And I've been getting asked these questions for years. On top of that, for about 2 years, I noticed at my VA Benefits law firm and on the Veterans Law … [Read more...] about 4 Things Veterans Should Know about VA Sleep Apnea Disability Claims
I want to share with you an example why 2 similar Veterans, both with VA Sleep Apnea Claims, had such different outcomes at the BVA. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.veteranslawblog.org … [Read more...] about Why Did 2 similar Veterans, both with VA Sleep Apnea Claims, Have Different Results at the BVA? – Veterans Law Blog
https://youtu.be/nIJejh0WmDg?t=9m50s Topics Update 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? Appealing BVA Decisions to the Veterans court What do the eBenefits status codes mean? Links Sleep Apnea The “Bridge … [Read more...] about VA TBI Claims, VA Obesity Claims, when to FIRE an attorney, the VA Hiring Freeze, and so much more!
I filed a claim with the help of my doctor for sleep apnea as secondary connection. Denied. Filed a NOD. Denied. The NOD was denied over a year ago. A doctor for the VA said my sleep apnea was due to being over weight and that I "refused" to use my CPAP. They offered me a hearing, but I never responded. I have tried off and on for 10 years to use a CPAP and just cannot … [Read more...] about Sleep apnea
Disability Benefits Questionnaire (DBQ) Veterans now have more control over the disability claims process. Veterans have the option of visiting a private health care provider instead of a VA facility to complete their disability evaluation form. Veterans can have their providers fill out any of the more than 70 DBQs that are appropriate for their conditions and submit them … [Read more...] about List By Symptom – VA Disability Compensation
When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a Veterans Affairs Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about when it comes to filing Veterans Affairs Disability Claims. [Reprinted here with permission from Veterans Law Blog] 1. What benefits … [Read more...] about 14 Questions about VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims