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Re: REQUESTING A C&P (reply)
How do you know they used the wrong examination or are you assuming it was the wrong examination?
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

BROVET

10/25/14 14:22:26
Re: Hearing loss (reply)
Gandy, you added your question to a two year-old thread.  I split off your question and started your own thread.  Post your hearing test results and you will have a better shot at getting helpful comments.In the future, when you have a...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

10/25/14 14:14:19
Re: Mykko has a new question and moving this to AO (reply)
RobinMitchell wrote:Thank you for the good thought. I was reading the court decisions from the link someone posted here last night until my eyes couldn't take it anymore. I think I am better off just putting the lipomas that are in my...
Agent Orange, Heart Disease, Prostate and Parkinson's

BROVET

10/24/14 19:26:05
Re: severe sleep apnea (reply)
Here is a 2010 Court decision that may include some information that may be helpful.http://www.va.gov/vetapp10/files2/1014043.txt
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

10/24/14 13:37:56
Re: Military Service Records Request (reply)
Also, a quicker solution is to purchase the medals on-line.  There are a number of companies that sell medals and the cost is generally around $30.00 (per medal).  The turnaround is normally less than a week.  You must send an award...
VBN Newbies

BROVET

10/23/14 18:55:50
Re: Re Evaluation for PTSD question. (reply)
In the future, if there is no likelihood of improvement, then there will be no further appointments.  It is normal to have a C&P for PTSD a few years after the original claim award.
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

BROVET

10/22/14 20:06:04
Re: Case Closed? (reply)
babs wrote:Hello all - I am a former grunt who served in Iraq during and after the invasion Does anyone know after a disability compensation case has been closed how long it takes to get a decision, or if there is anyone to call or...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

10/22/14 18:10:04
Re: Anyone care to speculate on what rating for PTSD I might get with this C&P? (reply)
The overall view of the C&P doc is 70% but depending on your other evidence it could fall anywhere.  Good luck with your claim!
Compensation & Pension Exams, DBQ's and Appeals

BROVET

10/21/14 23:37:49
Re: migraines and post concussion syndrome (reply)
Here is the section that discussed the question you ask and it appears the migraines can be rated separately.  Good luck with the claim!8045    Residuals of traumatic brain injury (TBI): There are three main areas of dysfunction that...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

10/20/14 20:27:40
Re: Preparation for Notification / Decision Notification Sent (reply)
Ray, wait for the envelope from the VA and (as topkick says,) stay positive).  Right now and response as to what the short time between the C&P and notification means is a WAG.  Good luck and let us know what the VA notification says!
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

10/20/14 15:40:11
Re: Vets Suffering From AO Presumptive Diseases May Not Like Ken Burn's Vietnam Documentary (reply)
manwithnoname wrote:What does Burns know about AO exposure in Nam? He graduated from college in 1975 as the war ended. He has no credentials in medicine and has made a career of making documentary films. Vets need to rebut Burns...
Social Chat

BROVET

10/20/14 14:12:48
Re: Musical chairs with my claim (reply)
Yes, that is correct.  You are going to drive yourself (and your VSO) nuts trying to make sense out of Ebennefits or checking the claim status frequently (more often than maybe once a month). Your claim will be processed, but due to the...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

10/20/14 13:19:59
Re: Tinnitus with depression as a secondary (Individual Unemployability) (reply)
I did not know that but I will bet a dollar against a donut that the majority of the PTSD patients (evaluated in any study) who have tinnitus were in the service and as such were exposed to loud noise (Basic training requires weapons...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

10/19/14 16:18:07
Re: Incompetent, to be or not to be (reply)
+1
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

BROVET

10/19/14 15:39:00
Re: Tinnitus with depression as a secondary (Individual Unemployability) (reply)
eagle927 wrote:So can Tinnitus be  a secondary to PTSD?  No, but that is not what the OP is talking about.  He is talking about making depression secondary to tinnitus.  I guess if he can get a doctor to opine that the tinnitus (which...
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

10/19/14 13:35:07
Re: can i (reply)
If you are unable to work, are rated at either 60% with a single disability or 70% and have a disability rated at 40% (that precludes you working), you can file for IU.
VA Disability Claims (General)

BROVET

10/19/14 13:28:20
Re: Public places and PTSD (reply)
I avoid public places and those areas where there are a lot of people.  It is one of the gifts that come along with PTSD.
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

BROVET

10/19/14 13:16:16
Re: Random Urine Test (reply)
Many of the new procedures concerning prescribing and using narcotics are driven by the DEA.  Now, at my clinic, you can only get a 28 day prescription of hydrocodone and it has to be either called in to the clinic or requested using the...
PTSD Specific Discussions/Claims/Issues

BROVET

10/19/14 01:01:19
I only answer questions regarding complaints, technical issues etc. I do not reply to claims or personal questions. Thanks.