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The VA is working on AO claims under Nehmer regarding survivors. The bulk of all veteran's AO claims,under the three new presumptives are done.

I just had a talk with Rick Spataro, NVLSP Managing Attorney of the Nehmer Lawsuit Division and this is his advice:

1. he wants me to continue to pass the word as to any potential Nehmer widows out there and hopefully everyone here will do that as well.

2. he strongly suggests that anyone who feels they have a Nehmer claim and has not received a formal Nehmer letter yet, or has received the letter with no other communication from the VARO yet- to

formally file a claim under the new regulations.Send it in with proof of mailing to the VARO which sent the Nehmer letter to you.

For widows , It doesn't have to be a 21-534 if the VA already has that form from you.It can be a brief letter asking them to readjudicate your claim under the Nehmer Court Order.

If a widow already receives DIC but could expect an accrued award under the Nehmer court order, she should specifically tell the VA that.

Many of us widows have C files that contain evidence that warrants an award under Nehmer.Refer the VA directly to your personal C file and number for a proper readjudication under the Nehmer Court Order, as the deceased veteran's C file might contain very little info.

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