Most Recent Blog Posts
This will be the first of MANY posts on VA Appeals Reform - the short term for the changes in the VA Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017. The purpose of this post is not to cover Appeals Reform in great detail, but to give you an idea of the general idea...read more
Hiring a Veterans Attorney at the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims is a Really Smart Move. When you receive a decision from the BVA, you are really going to want to consider hiring a appellate veterans attorneys to present your case to the Court of Appeals for...read more
How to Withdraw a VA Claim or Appeal. When someone asks me how to withdraw a VA claim or appeal, I answer that question with a question: Why on earth would you want to withdraw a VA claim or appeal? I've been working with Veterans in the VA Disability claim or appeal...read more
The Ultimate VA Claims Effective Date Checklist – how to get an earlier effective date in your VA Claim or appeal.
In any VA Claim, there are 4 pillars. The first 2 are known as "upstream" issues - though this phrase was coined by a CAVC Judge (I believe), it refers to the elements of a VA claim pertaining to eligibility and service connection. The second 2 pillars are called...read more
In this post, I'm going to talk to you about one of the EASIEST ways to prove service connection - secondary service connection. Well, actually, it may not be the easiest....but it's not the hardest, and it is most certainly the most straightforward to prove. Before...read more