Single Status Update
I need some help with my effective date, I applied for Migraine increase on Feb 19, 2019. VA denied it. Recently looked in c-file and the C& P exam results were favorable, it was done at a VA facility by VA doctor neurologist. In the decision letter dated Jun 20, 2019, rater never gave a reason on why the exam results were disregarded. I got an independent medical opinion and filed a supplemental claim on April 10, 2020. Another C&P exam was conducted on june 24, 2020. Va approved the claim and gave an effective date of jun 24, 2020.
I believe that I can claim CUE here as the effective date should have been Feb 19 2019 since the claim was continuously pursued and rater never gave a proper explanation of why VA doctor's opinion was disregarded and if it was rated properly, I would have got 100% on May 16, 2019 when I was rated for cervical strain. and my 100% effective4 date would have been May 16, 2019 instead of Jun 24, 2020.
Do you think I have a case here? Any help is appreciated and I can send you all the decision letters if you need to look at them.