Veterans Benefits attorney Chris Attig discusses what a Veteran can do to challenge a Compensation and Pension Exam (C&P Exam) in which the Examiner changes the Veteran’s mental health diagnosis.
The C&P Examiner will make an opinion that is just another piece in the Service Connection puzzle – don’t turn it into the “end-all be-all” of your claim.
I’m going to tell you what I tell my clients before they have to go in for a C&P Exam.
The VBA can’t just go out and get a VA Medical Opinion Letter so they can deny the claim. But they do it all the time….learn how to spot when its happening in YOUR VA Claim.
The Disability Benefits Questionnaire – one way Veterans might be able to avoid the dreaded C&P Exam.