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Will Senator Bid For Help Slow Down Claim?


KennyJ

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I have 2 appeals pending that was remanded back to VARO in October 2004 and also new secondary claims filed in March 2005. This summer I wrote my US Senator for help with my issues and he sent me release forms to sign and send back so he could check out my issues. I was reluctant because I thought it may slow down my claims and appeals even longer. He contacted me again today and sent release forms again. If he gets invovled now will it slow down my claims. The Varo said in an online inquiry today that they are about to bring the file to the claims unit so the new claim can be worked.

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I think most here have a low opinion of cogressmen and senators getting involved in claims since they just parrot what the VA tells them. I think it will slow down your claim.

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one time my congressman just sent me the letter they got back from the va. it listed my previous claims and the current one. that was it. gee, thanks for the help.

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