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Re: Did I screw myself ? (reply)
Wait for the letter from the VA and if your disability pay (at the new rate) does not get you back to the claim date, then file a NOD explaining to the VA that the disability pay should begin at the date the claim was filed.  Good luck!
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

BROVET

12/20/14 14:29:47
Re: Very high rating... (reply)
Patrick428 wrote:There is a mistaken impression that in order to get 100% for a Mental Disorder, one must be totally occupationally and socially impaired.  This is not true. If you look at the criteria for 100% or any of the other of...
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

BROVET

12/19/14 19:41:26
Re: Should I get re-evaluated? (reply)
Your back rating will be determined based upon your range of motion.  I was a little confused due to the way you started your dialogue. I assume the ratings you listed were from the army due to the "60%" for PTSD (the VA would assign 0%,...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

12/19/14 19:25:08
Re: Procrastinated dependency claim (reply)
You are probably correct.  
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

12/19/14 14:04:36
Re: No SMR found? (reply)
Do another request and write on the request that you want your medical records, record from any hospital stay (specify the hospital, Unit managing the hospital and dates you were a patient), all personnel records, and any other record in...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

12/19/14 13:55:40
Re: New to site. Family help for gulf war vets with GWI diagnosis? (reply)
Stupid question but what is BSS? Edit: I found the information on "burning semen syndrome" which has impacted many returning Gulf War Veterans.  I hope someone finds answers to your questions!  Good luck going forward.
Gulf War Illness

BROVET

12/18/14 20:01:53
Re: Obama Announces U.S. and Cuba Will Resume Relations (reply)
A lot of what BO did requires action from the Congress.  Do you really think he will get cooperation from Congress after the shenanigans he has pulled regarding his EOs?
Social Chat

BROVET

12/18/14 16:06:11
Re: Sleep apnea (reply)
vetdesertstorm wrote:I am service connected 50% for mood disorder (Depression and PTSD). I was recently diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea and now am currently on a cpap machine. I have seen alot of literature about sleep apnea being...
Mental Health Issues

BROVET

12/18/14 16:00:00
Re: Double Vision (reply)
I would make sure to push the docs on finding the DX for your problems.  I am not a medical professional of any kind but I did recall one of the vets who had double vision and was found to have MS.  Don't blow this off!  Take care and...
Mental Health Issues

BROVET

12/18/14 15:54:26
Re: Basic questions (reply)
crmellon wrote:Thank you for your noteworthy response Nathan. You opened my eyes a little bit there.... I was 60%, 50 for PTSD and 10 for Tinnitus. Yesterday I was increased to 70% for PTSD and still 10% for Tinnitus. With the fun VA...
Vet Social Security Issues- SSDI SSI

BROVET

12/18/14 15:41:02
Re: Question (reply)
I just wanted to add my two cents.  ChampVa for my wife and daughter (when she was my dependant) was great.  The coverage is more than adequate and the folks at ChampVa are the nicest folks you would ever want to talk to.  Chapter 35 was...
P&T - Permanent & Total Disability

BROVET

12/18/14 15:34:33
Re: Finished 1 C&P (reply)
Is the shoulder your dominant one?  That will drive the percent.  Good luck!
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

BROVET

12/18/14 15:27:26
Re: Eye Glasses (reply)
Lee, FYI, you posted to a three year-old thread.  May want to check out the last post date before posting to a thread in the future.  I agree with the limited selection of frames but you can't beat the price!  Take care!
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

12/18/14 15:13:41
Re: Claim question (reply)
He has an in-service DX so the buddy statements are not necessary.  His claim should be a slam-dunk for 50%!
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

12/18/14 15:08:33
Re: Advice on future claim (reply)
bldclot2 wrote:I've been having a lot of foot issues in the last 2 years, cramps, swelling and pain. I just always connected the pain to my 3 in-service knee surgeries. I recently came across a "Report of medical examination" I had done...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

12/18/14 13:28:26
Re: companshtion rate for osetioperosis (reply)
This thread is closed.  The thread, like the last one, has spiraled downhill due to the OP's failure to listen to good advice.
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

12/18/14 13:21:26
Re: Balance Loss (reply)
Didn't they use titanium on your back?  I cannot image what ferrous metal they would use in your back that would cause an issue with the MRI.   Edit:  I just did some research and I see that stainless steel has been used in the past,...
Agent Orange, Heart Disease, Prostate and Parkinson's

BROVET

12/18/14 13:08:49
Re: CP Exams Age (reply)
Depends on what the C&P exams show and what the medical history of your disability shows.  Not sufficient info to make any kind of a determination.  Good luck with the appeal and I wish you the best!
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

BROVET

12/18/14 01:25:41
Re: companshtion rate for osetioperosis (reply)
KB, keep your posts directed on your questions regarding your disability(s) claim(s) or this thread (like the last one) will be closed.  Just for clarification for anyone who has read your posts:-Soldiers were not sent to any recent...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

12/17/14 18:52:21
Re: inferred UI (reply)
Was his claim a FDC initial claim?
IU - Individual Unemployability

BROVET

12/17/14 15:56:22
I only answer questions regarding complaints, technical issues etc. I do not reply to claims or personal questions. Thanks.