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Re: Degenerative Arthritis Cervical spine (reply)
Other than the arthritis, the disability percentage for the disc disease (if found to be SC'd) will be based upon your range of motion.  It does not sound like (based upon your comments) that the arthritis would meet the 20%...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

04/20/17 14:53:59
Re: IDT Injuries/aggravation (reply)
We probably need to see the C&P notes to get a clear understanding of what has transpired.  Further, how were the knee and shoulder injuries described in the notes of the treating doctors.  The dialogue is a little confusing.
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

04/20/17 14:10:36
Re: IU question (reply)
A percentage is not protected until the twenty year mark.  Service connection (absent fraud) is protected at the ten year mark.  So, the answer to your question is the IU would not be protected after ten years.Also, I am moving this...
IU - Individual Unemployability

BROVET

04/19/17 16:20:42
Re: Aaron Hernandez commits suicide in prison (reply)
Was he just hanging around the cell?
Social, CIVIL Chat

BROVET

04/19/17 15:25:58
Re: Prostate radiation chemo side effects (reply)
Go see an internist to A. get the hernia treated and, B. find out if the radiation caused the hernia.  I hope it all works out for you!  Good luck.
Agent Orange, Heart Disease, Prostate and Parkinson's

BROVET

04/19/17 13:48:35
Re: Claiming anxiety and depression under "STRESS" (reply)
trun10tion wrote:Ok i went through that. When you file a claim they note it as generalized so v.a. doesnt have to pay you. Go to mental health at v.a. ask pysch doctor you want to take full pyschological test i beleive its about 2 hours...
Mental Health Issues

BROVET

04/19/17 13:46:01
Re: Permanent & Total (reply)
Have you checked on E-Benefits to see if you are P&T?  
P&T - Permanent & Total Disability

BROVET

04/18/17 15:52:32
Re: Helicopters and unit losses in Nam (reply)
Some of those medivac pilots went into places that looked like no helicopter could land to save wounded grunts.  God bless them!
Social, CIVIL Chat

BROVET

04/18/17 12:02:16
Re: COPD (reply)
The article does not really buy you anything.  You will need (since COPD is not presumptive and is primarily caused by smoking), an event in service,  a current disability of COPD and a nexus to tie the two together.  My understanding is...
Agent Orange, Heart Disease, Prostate and Parkinson's

BROVET

04/17/17 12:51:29
Re: C&P EXAM DOCTOR (reply)
Bashing the VA does nothing to help a vet.  This thread is closed.
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

BROVET

04/16/17 15:34:22
Re: April 14, 1965 This Day in History: 173rd Airborne Brigade ordered to South Vietnam (reply)
Junction City was an operation that was much larger than the combat jump by the airborne folks.  Their jump kicked off the 82 day operation.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Junction_City
Social, CIVIL Chat

BROVET

04/16/17 14:54:36
Re: Picture (reply)
Well, my old picture was when I was twenty in VN.  I did not want to post my current pic (as I would scare myself).  I could not get my dog's picture to upload. So, that left my BRO emblem.
Social, CIVIL Chat

BROVET

04/16/17 13:59:13
Re: BOOT, Then and Now (reply)
Ft. Ord 11/65-01/66  It was cold at night because they had meningitis precautions in place which included all windows open at night.  I really do not have any bad memories from Boot Camp.  I was in excellent physical condition (#2...
Social, CIVIL Chat

BROVET

04/16/17 13:54:37
Re: C&P EXAM DOCTOR (reply)
Buckshot, Sorry to hear about your bad experience.  I was going to hide your last post but will try to make it into a learning experience.  Unless you have had thousands of C&Ps, how can you say that, "VA Doctors have become the...
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

BROVET

04/15/17 17:57:13
Re: Beat up (reply)
Since you are already 50% for PTSD, why not just put in for an increase and forget the beating?  Any increase will be based upon current symptoms.  The fact that you were beaten (and it sounds like there are not any records) will not...
Mental Health Issues

BROVET

04/15/17 15:09:17
Re: Marine makes history as Corps' first female tank officer (reply)
Former tanker (M 48A and M60A1) and I believe the coldest I have ever been was in a tank on the range in Grafenwohr Germany.  The powers to be would not allow us to run our heaters because someone had been asphyxiated due to a heater...
Social, CIVIL Chat

BROVET

04/15/17 14:21:55
Re: C&P rater is bullshit (reply)
The Old Medic wrote:miafl wrote:It is a current diagnosis and not current treatment.That is totally false!  Treatment records are extremely important in deciding a rating level.Please, stop spreading your opinions, as if they were...
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

BROVET

04/15/17 14:09:02
Re: Got my rating, UI deffered (reply)
ruckfilledwithmtdew wrote:Was checking my AB8 yesterday, randomly, not expecting anything and low and behold it was showing the 70% payment rate. A little more looking into my claim on ebennies and a phone call to the VA, they are...
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

BROVET

04/15/17 13:55:57
Re: Increased/others deferred now at 70% (reply)
Animalmother wrote:Also, philly is a wealth of knowledge shoot him a pm if you need tooNo, keep the questions in the open, that way everyone gets the benefit of the answers.
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

04/15/17 12:35:49
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I only answer questions regarding complaints, technical issues etc. I do not reply to claims or personal questions. Thanks.