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I am trying very hard not to bash the VA. There are some really good people that work there, and many - though not all - try very hard to serve Veterans best interests. Sometimes, though, the VA makes it really hard to be supportive. Take the Draft Gulf War Report...
I don’t get it – why did the Seattle VA Regional Office deny service connection for post traumatic stress disorder to this survivor of Military Sexual Trauma ? See if you can help me understand.
Veterans Benefits Attorney Chris Attig discusses the common BVA error of denying a request to open a previously denied or final claim for disability compensation.
Veterans Disability Attorney Chris Attig discusses the VA’s new Provisional Claim Granting process.
When it comes to the VA Duty to Assist to Survivors, here’s how the BVA gets it wrong most often.
Veterans Disability Attorney Chris Attig discusses a 2013 CAVC (Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims) Opinion that helps many surviving spouses of deceased Veterans.
Veterans Benefits Attorney Chris Attig discusses the VA DRO Hearing (Decision Review Officer Hearing) and why he thinks the process helps Veterans in their VA Disability Compensation Appeals.
VA Benefits Attorney Chris Attig lists the criteria under which a Veteran’s surviving spouse can receive Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) after remarrying.