Date of Show:
Friday, December 9, 2016 (Episode 007)
Host: Chris Attig, Accredited VA Claims Attorney
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1. MAIN TOPICS
* Veterans Law Blog Podcast to Launch in 2017
* ANOTHER Name in the Hat for VA Secretary
* 5 CONCRETE Things You Can Do NOW to IMPROVE Your VA Claims Status
* Understanding the Presumption of Soundness and the Presumption of Aggravation
* When to file a Claim to Reopen, a Claim for an Increased Rating, or a Notice of Disagreement
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3. NEWS TOPICS & LINKS
VA Hospital Star ratings (Link goes to USA Today)
VA Secretary Pete Hegseth (link goes to National Review
Veterans Law Blog to Release Podcast in 2017
4. BOOKS & VIDEOS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
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5 Paths to Service Connection
Get to the Point:
5 Reasons the VA Keeps Screwing Up Your Claim
5.BLOG POSTS MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO
VA Form 21-526b (link goes to VA website form/pdf page)
8 Steps to Improve your VA Claim
Break out of VA Prison and FIX your VA Claims
Jargon of VA Claims
Service Connection: The VA’s Tower of Babel:
5 Signs You are Drowning in Your VA Claim:
3 Things that Will KILL Your VA Disability Claim
Don’t confuse the Duty to Assist with Actual Assistance
2 Words that Might Change the Way we Experience the VA Claims Process
How to Get Better Results when you Call the VA.gov Phone Number
3 Ways to Win at a DRO Conference
What is “Credibility” in a VA Claim?
Paint a Picture in your C&P Exam
What is VA Reconsideration? A Can of Bullshit
When you Get a VA Ratings Decision, Should you File an Appeal, Request to Reopen, Seek Reconsideration.
VA Claims Credibility: a $100 Lawyer Phrase.
When the BVA Judge says you lack credibility, here’s how to fight back!
How the VA (mis)uses the Presumption of Soundness to put your Claim on the Road to Nowhere.
7 Uses for VA Form 21-526b
Myth: Sleep Apnea is not a Scam
Myth: Drug and Alcohol Abuse Cannot Be Service Connect
Myth: The VA is Coming for your Guns.
Myth: How the VA Keeps Survivors from Filing Accrued Benefits
Myth: Separating Fact From Myth when it comes to the VA Benefits Attorney