Beyond aches and pains that come from getting old, ME/CFS is the next level of weakness, pain, and inability to go about your regular daily activities.
If you show the VA new and material evidence that would help just one part of your denied VA disability claim, it can be accepted by the BVA to be re-opened and reviewed.
Experience is more important than location when it comes to VA Disability claims. That’s why you don’t need a VA Lawyer that is close to you geographically. The VA takes all of its applications and appeals electronically so experience is more important than having a lawyer in your neighborhood.
Overview of the Current VA Appeals Process Timeline These are the wait times for the current VA appeals process timeline. Each step will be explained later in this guide to the VA appeals process timeline. Here is a quick overview of what to expect from the current VA appeals process timeline: Part One: Formal […]
Should I Appeal My 70 Percent VA Disability Rating? As you probably know, if you appeal your 70 percent VA disability rating, the VA has an opportunity to lower your rating. If you truly believe you deserve only a 70 percent VA disability rating, appealing may not be in your best interest. However, do understand […]
VA Disability Appeal Success Rate Statistics The numbers below come from the VA’s 2017 annual report. You may notice that the BVA approval and denial rates do not equal 100%. That is because the rest of the claims are remanded for further consideration, which is explained in the next section. Many VA disability appeals are […]
Veterans Chances of Winning a VA Disability Appeal First, we want to start this article with a disclaimer (the lawyer stuff). The percentages of approvals and denials listed below are statistical data released by the Veterans Benefits Administration. Past performance of VA disability appeals do not guarantee future performance. The percentages of denials and […]
Here’s why we are recommending our clients not join the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP) just yet. 1. You don’t want to be the VA’s guinea pig. The Rapid Appeals Modernization Program is brand new and no one really understands how it works yet. The VA is going to be working out the kinks of the Rapid Appeals […]