First off this is an amazing forum very helpful! Considering filing for increase in service connected hemorrhoids rated at 0%(that should be straight forward) I was diagnosed with plantar fasciitis a little over a year ago would I make that secondary to fallen arches? In addition having similar issues with right ankle years of limping starting to jack that up as well. I noticed … [Read more...] about Increase Rating Questions
Designated for electronic publication onlyUNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR VETERANS CLAIMSNo. 19-0333ALPHONSA BROWN, APPELLANT,V.ROBERT L. WILKIE,SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, APPELLEE.Before TOTH, Judge.MEMORANDUM DECISIONNote: Pursuant to U.S. Vet. App. R. 30(a),this action may not be cited as precedent.TOTH, Judge: The Board has a duty to explain its “rejection of any … [Read more...] about Single Judge; must “provide the reasons for its rejection of any material evidence favorable to the claimant.” Hedgepeth, 30 Vet.App. at 325; whether the Board considered all evidence of in-service occurrence should be evident from its statement of reasons and bases. See Fears v. Wilkie, 31 Vet.App. 308, 314 (2019);
Hey guys, another question. I'm going after Sleep Apnea again this time through a secondary claim from PTSD. Probably should have done it this way to begin with. Rated at 30% for PTSD but going for an increase on that too. Am I wasting my time? … [Read more...] about Going after Sleep Apnea again
"NVLSP Makes VA Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs) Available to Public Released 8/10/20 | Tags: VA Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs) VA Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs) are standardized forms used by medical experts who conduct examinations for VA disability benefits purposes. DBQs address a range of medical conditions and include … [Read more...] about NVLSP news on DBQs !!!
Good morning hadit, I have both ptsd and TBI and believe my diagnosed sleep apnea (mixed sleep apnea, with both central and obstructive sleep apnea) has been directly caused by my ptsd and TBI. I am not overweight, have no medical issues of the throat or the respiratory system that would cause it. My question to you all is if I want to file sleep apnea secondary … [Read more...] about Sleep apnea as a secondary