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Gerd For Sw Asia Veterans

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A fellow Veteran was denied SC for GERD under the new presumptive law for SW Asia Veterans. The VA states in it's decision that GERD is not a functional gastrointestinal disorder, but s structural disorder, therefore the claim is denied. Does he have any recourse or is there an error here by the VA?

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Tell him, with VA nothing is ease!

VA is can be so heartless. Tell your friend to refile and NEVER give UP!

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere"

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As the va said, GERD is not a disease subject to presumption. To tell a veteran to NOD a case just because ..... makes no sense.......In order for it to fall under persumption it must be one of the listed conditions and it is not.

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I am at appeal at the bva now with a claim for gerd/hernia/ulcer. I was treated in Iraq and at the va. Upper gi/EEG tests confirm it. Va denial letter in 2008 says the problem resolved itself, all the while getting treated and more confirming test. Go all the way, don't give up!!!

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