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It sounds like you did your homework, but you may be getting “the cart before the horse”.
BEFORE VA will assign a disability percentage, you must first get it SERVICE CONNECTED. To do that, you must have the Caluza elements documented:
- Current diagnosis of osteoarthritis.
- In service event or aggravation.
- Doctors nexus linking number 1 and 2. VA wont connect the dots, Your doctor has to provide same.
One of the hallmarks of a famous case from the early days of the CAVC (then the COVA) is name familiarity. When I first started researching why I lost in 1994, I looked first to the VA and there fo…
Was it that long ago that the CAVC (then the COVA) let the cat out of the bag and enumerated the three elements needed to attain the Holy Grail of service connection? April 12th, 1995 will mark the twentieth anniversary of Mario’s Big Adventure in Appealsland.