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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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Received A Cue Out Of The Blue!

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Hope all is well with everyone. Been battling diabetes complications. I was somewhat depressed because my claim for diabetes had been denied, and quite frankly, I really don't feel well enough these days to fight it - perhaps another day.

I had initially filed a claim for my knees in 2007; however, never heard anything, even though I kept asking for information. In 2009, I re-filed that claim, along with some other documentation and got rated in 2010.

I received a letter from the VA this month stated that it was an CUE because the claim should have been settled in 2007. So, I was happy to find out this information - it brightened my mood somewhat.

Perhaps I will find the will and strength to fight the diabetes claim.

Anyways, just wanted to share. I wish everyone well in this journey.

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This is good that the VA is at least trying to fix some of their past mistakes. You are not the first one who has had this happen.

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YIPPEE TOP!

Did the letter say how they will resolve the CUE they committed (like with some retro cash???)

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Good on VBA - (did I really post that).

Congrats top - sounds like perhaps some retro cash.

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Sounds great Top! Hope you start feeling better

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