Jump to content
  • veteranscrisisline-badge-chat-1.gif

  • Advertisemnt

  • 14 Questions about VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims

    questions-001@3x.png

    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
    Continue Reading
     
  • Ads

  • Most Common VA Disabilities Claimed for Compensation:   

    tinnitus-005.pngptsd-005.pnglumbosacral-005.pngscars-005.pnglimitation-flexion-knee-005.pngdiabetes-005.pnglimitation-motion-ankle-005.pngparalysis-005.pngdegenerative-arthitis-spine-005.pngtbi-traumatic-brain-injury-005.png

  • Advertisemnt

  • VA Watchdog

  • Advertisemnt

  • Ads

  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

    employment 2.jpeg

    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

  • 0
Sign in to follow this  
carlie

Cue Can Be Claimed More Than Once

Question

CUE can be claimed more than once - BUT - Must be claimed, under completely different theory.

http://www.va.gov/vetapp11/Files2/1116866.txt

As a threshold matter, the Board sees that in a November 2002 Board decision, the Board previously denied the issue of whether there was CUE in the May 1998 rating decision that denied an effective date earlier than August 11, 1992 for the award of service connection for PTSD. However, this denial of CUE was based on a separate and distinct CUE theory from the one presently being argued. That is, the Veteran's earlier CUE motion was based on VA's alleged failure to fulfill the duty to assist, which is not the current theory of CUE being asserted. See e.g., earlier June 2000 CUE motion. Once there is a denial of a CUE claim, under the principle of res judicata, the same claim cannot be raised again. See Link v. West, 12 Vet. App. 39, 44 (1998); Russell v. Principi, 3 Vet. App. 310, 315 (1992) ("[o]nce there is a final decision on the issue of 'clear and unmistakable error' because the [agency of original jurisdiction] decision was not timely appealed, or because a [board] decision not to revise or amend was not appealed to this Court, or because this Court has rendered a decision on the issue in that particular case, that particular claim of 'clear and unmistakable error' may not be raised again."); see also Flash v. Brown, 8 Vet. App. 332, 341 (1995). However, the principle of res judicata bars refiling only as to that particular assertion of CUE; it does not prohibit a claimant from presenting another theory of CUE so long as it is separate and distinct. Flash, 8 Vet. App. at 341; Andre v. Principi, 301 F.3d. 1354, 1361 (Fed. Cir. 2002). In fact, in Hillyard v. Shinseki, No. 08-1733 (U.S. Vet. App. Mar. 29, 2011), the Court recently reiterated VA's position that the number of motions to revise based on clear and unmistakable error that a claimant may bring against a RO decision (as opposed to a Board decision), is unlimited, so long as each new challenge involves a distinct theory of clear and unmistakable error. Therefore, the Veteran is not barred in the present case from alleging a new theory of CUE since it is separate and distinct from the previous theory.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1 answer to this question

Recommended Posts

GOOD stuff Carlie!!!!!

When the BVA states ,in a CUE Motion denial, that the claim is dismissed without prejudice, it means if the claim is reworked

as to a new theory of legal error,over an error that impacted negatively on the claimant, a new CUE claim can be filed.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Answer this question...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Our picks

    • Help needed bad  Male MST
      Is there anything for a man who's been diagnosed with PTSD secondary to MST. I see all this information and it's primarily speaking as if it only happened to females. If anybody has any advice for a man who suffers from this condition please let me know I'm not alone. Also let me know of any coping skills you've learned as I have lived the last 25-30 years of my life in full flight from reality. 
      • 4 replies
    • Occasionally it becomes necessary for HadIt.com to come to the community to help raise funds. This is one of those occasions.

      A couple of things to keep in mind

      Financial contributions are never required, but always appreciated.


      NOT tax deductible, HadIt.com is NOT a non profit and any contribution you make is just a gift and cannot be deducted on your taxes.


      If you prefer to give through a subscription, you may subscribe here the rates are $5 per month or $50 per year and gives you an ad free experience on the forums.



      Thank you for your support!
      • 2 replies
    • It's now May 3 3019. Still pending for notification and past estimated completion date April 29th. If it were negative would o would have heard something right. I'm assuming I have a good chance because I have evidence, however the wait is killing me like everyone else. 
    • Mere Speculation  Comp and Pen
      Hello Fellow Veteran 20 year retired disabled Navy veteran, quick ?? I am going for unemployability through the VA just had my comp and Pen, I do check off all the DBQ according to the therapist , but at the end of it she said in her opinion it would be mere speculation on rather I should get unemployability or not. What’s that mean thanks 
      • 9 replies
    • Man using HadIt name to collect funds -  Go FundMe shuts down campaign following Raleigh man's arrest for fraud
      I was interviewed for  this story. This gentlemen was using the HadIt name to collect funds for some non existent charity. "HadIt.com" is NOT a non-profit. "HadIt.com" will never have anyone collecting outside of Walmarts. If "HadIt.com" does not list a fundraiser on our site it is not affiliated with us. Please read the story and pass on that this person is NOT affiliated with "HadIt.com"

      Note: The text at the top of the video lists me as a nonprofit founder. HadIt.com is a for profit, it is not a non profit and this man is not associated with our site and none of the money he collected had anything to do with our site.

       


      Go FundMe shuts down campaign following Raleigh man's arrest for fraud 
      https://www.cbs17.com/news/local-news/wake-county-news/gofundme-shuts-down-campaign-following-raleigh-man-s-arrest-for-fraud/1866907862?fbclid=IwAR3Z6cTDSvv2yr9f1hKanLjOBeHjLyeJPtOnVQX0vTGmpF0d_eXiGsPaJug
      • 5 replies
  • Ads

  • Popular Contributors

  • Ad

  • Latest News
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

{terms] and Guidelines