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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Steppenwolf

Notice On A Holiday

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Over the years for whatever reason the VA envelope arrives just before a holiday. The news was always "DENIED"

But maybe there's been a reversal of fortune. Friday i called the 1-800 number to ask about my hearing request and was told that there wouldn't be a hearing. My request for an increase was approved!

Earlier in the week i spoke with a probono attorney in DC who had reviewed my other denied claims and he thinks the BVA made a mistake and his firm wants to represent me.

Today i told him to file the appeal with the CAVC.

July 4th has a whole new meaning for me.

Thanks to the HADIT clan for tolerating my rants and helping me understand this strange process.

BTW The letter has not arrived yet but i called the 800 # again today to see if there was any new info. The letter and a check went out today.

It's Martini Time in NC!!!

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Congrats !!!!! Don't drink too many martinis or that stepp will turn into a stagger and we all fall down.

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Great news, Steppenwolf!

(First album I ever purchased was the Steppenwolf one with a star on the front, cuz I loved Magic Carpet Ride & Born to be Wild).

Enjoy that $$$!

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Steppen,

Congrats !

Make mine cold - up and dirty as hell.

carlie

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Told you so!

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