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Does the VA clerks who do the compensation rely heavily on the CP Examiners Opinion. I say this as I got a very good CP Examiner and his take was much better than the other Doctors and more precise. Would the clerks go against the examiners call if it were positive for the veteran? Thanks

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you are asking the choir here, best guess it depends on your rater, does he want to grant the claim, is there any thing bad he can use to downplay it? Raters can and will do what they want, all you can do is pray...sometimes it works the weay you want to and sometimes it doesn't, flip a coin that can tell you as much as we can, most of us here think we have winnable claims with good documentation and basis, and some of us are still going head to head 5, 10 - 30 years later......some people take the mosrel the RO throws, sometimes they don't, sometimes the VARO's actually get it right the first time, but right now there are 825,000 claims on appeal and my guess is there are at least that many more that said to hell with it and didn;t file the appeals. I may be wrong, but I doubt it.......

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>Would the clerks go against the examiners call if it were positive for the veteran?

Hello ONRIVER,

If they don't choose to completely ignore favorable medical opinions or just give it no weight without any reasons or bases in the denial, they will likely order another C&P or medical opinion to shoot down the favorable opinion. Make sure the Dr's comments are detailed. If not ask the Dr to be more precise.

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