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Rental Guy,

Imagine U don't remember this one specific post so I posted it below to refresh your memory.

Another item I wish to inform U of is that when I was on Pension I was rated with A & A.

Had to go on Pension because in 1995 or 1994 I was running my own small const company & had been doing same for about 25 years. But I was shot out of the saddle because I had Status Epilepticious for 12 hours straight & had to be transferred to a Neurology Hospital as the one I was in couldn't stop the damn things.

Bet I burnt up a lot of Neuro Transmittors that day. HA

Had not been to the VA Hospital since leaving the Military in 1967. Wrong, was in there once for about 3 days because of these damn Seizures & was not even aware I could apply for SC at that time.

I imagine this will be a postive item but do U think that it is a lot more convincing as I was on A & A on Pension.

Thank U for your time.


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It sounds like you have a very good chance of winning, Gary. We never know exactly what the VA will do, but you bombarded them with the correct evidence from the beginning, so it has a better than fair chance at success. p_up.gif


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OK I have a question on A & A

I suffer from Epilepsy & need some one with me all the time as I am liable to have a seizure at any time.

Also, I can't drive, my short term memory is shot & am always losing things as I can't remember what I did with them.

I put in for A & A & every Doc I see at the VA wrote an Opinion that I need A & A.

Docs include Shrink,Psychologist,Neurologist,Primary & an IMO from a Neurologist.

Does this sound like a good claim?

Also, I am 100% T & P because the Epilepsy was caused in the Military.

If anyone thinks this claim may win ( Sent it in June 4) could said person give me an idea of the money I may get.

Also, have been diagnoised with Dementia by the Shrink,Neuroligist & Psycholigst. Psycholigist said it was getting worse & I needed A & A 24 hours a day.

THANK YOU for your time.


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It definately bolsters your case, Gary. The absolute best thing you could do to guarantee a A&A win would be to have one (or more) of your docs to write something up stating that you need A&A. Good luck!

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Scroll to bottom of page & U will see that all my Docs have signed Opinions saying I need A & A


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do they say that you need it due to SC'd conditions?

If so, you're in like Flynn! B)

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That be the case.

In 1967 on the way back to the States while in Japan & sitting in a Bar & minding my own business ( I think HA) 2 Shore Patrol came in ( Kind of fuzzy what caused altercation as I had been there for about 2 hours... HA)

Well, next thing I know I'm getting banged up side the head & all over by these NICE GENTLEMEN ( With them damn batons they carried) & when I hit the floor they started kicking & stomping. Definatly unfriendly as hell. HA

Luckily I had a Ship Mate with me to testify on what happened.

Because the ship I was on if some one went to Sick Bay they were considered a slacker, no matter what was the matter, & given all the sh-t jobs for about a month. Kind of an unwritten law but everyone knew about it.

The Seizures started shortly after that & haven't quite yet. I have been awarded 100% T & P from this NICE encounter with Fellow Sailors.

I still wonder to this day what started the ruckus as like I said I was a bit drunk.

The best I can think of is maybe we were wearing Blues ( With that damn Suicide patch of what ship one is on) maybe that started it or maybe I cracked a joke they didn't like or maybe they didn't like where my nose was on my face. HA

I just wish I hadn't been in there at that particular time when they came

in there.

My Buddy said " They asked him if he wanted some & he declined" HA


Just my Bad Luck, that was in 1967 & I was seperated from the Navy on December 18,1967.


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I sincerly hope so as I could use the money.

But, as usual with the VA.....Who knows??????


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