http://community.hadit.com/topic/69077-sleep-apnea/VA Disability Claims Community 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 […]
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 Claim”: How to use Obesity to Service Connect Obstructive Sleep Apnea […]
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.
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I get asked more questions about how to file and win a VA sleep apnea disability claim than almost any other topic in all of VA Benefits Law. 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 […]
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 knee […]