Jump to content
HadIt.com Changes Ownership ×
VA Disability Claims Community Forums - HadIt.com Veterans
  • veterans-crisis-line.jpg
    The Veterans Crisis Line can help even if you’re not enrolled in VA benefits or health care.


  • question-001.jpeg

    Have Questions? Get Answers.

    Tips on posting on the forums.

    1. Post a clear title like ‘Need help preparing PTSD claim’ or “VA med center won’t schedule my surgery instead of ‘I have a question.
    2. Knowledgeable people who don’t have time to read all posts may skip yours if your need isn’t clear in the title.
      I don’t read all posts every login and will gravitate towards those I have more info on.
    3. Use paragraphs instead of one massive, rambling introduction or story.
      Again – You want to make it easy for others to help. If your question is buried in a monster paragraph, there are fewer who will investigate to dig it out.
    Leading too:

    exclamation-point.pngPost straightforward questions and then post background information.
    • Question A. I was previously denied for apnea – Should I refile a claim?
      • Adding Background information in your post will help members understand what information you are looking for so they can assist you in finding it.
    Rephrase the question: I was diagnosed with apnea in service and received a CPAP machine, but the claim was denied in 2008. Should I refile?
    • Question B. I may have PTSD- how can I be sure?
      • See how the details below give us a better understanding of what you’re claiming.
    Rephrase the question: I was involved in a traumatic incident on base in 1974 and have had nightmares ever since, but I did not go to mental health while enlisted. How can I get help?
    This gives members a starting point to ask clarifying questions like “Can you post the Reasons for Denial of your claim?”
    • Your first posts on the board may be delayed before they appear as they are reviewed. This process does not take long.
    • Your first posts on the board may be delayed before they appear as they are reviewed. The review requirement will usually be removed by the 6th post. However, we reserve the right to keep anyone on moderator preview.
    • This process allows us to remove spam and other junk posts before hitting the board. We want to keep the focus on VA Claims, and this helps us do that.
  • Most Common VA Disabilities Claimed for Compensation:   


  • VA Watchdog

  • 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

Claim Stalled In Review Of Evidence



I'm requesting direction as to how to get the VA to rate and continue the processing of my claim for anxiety.

I file this claim in Oct of 2013, as recommended by a friend who's a VSO, after she review my medical records. I should mention I currently have a combine rating of 80 %.

60% Skin

50% PTSD

10% left Ankle

10% Tinnitus

L&R Ears no percentage

I should also mention I have two Appeals, awaiting a video conference filed in 2012 and represented

by an attorney. They are for PTSD increase and IU.

Again, the anxiety claim was file in Oct 2013 as an FDC claim and I finally started to see movement on E-E-benefits in May 2014. It went from Gathering to Reviewing evidence and has stalled after all medical evidence has been submitted. I signed the waiver authorizing them to make a decision.

The evidence I submitted was an IMO from an outside Psychologist,a statement from Voc Rehab denying

me from the program because of PTSD, and a DBQ from my VA Psychologist. All saying I'm unemployable because of PTSD, in which I receive SSD for.

The VA is not requesting any more evidence, nor have they scheduled any exams.They have all they need

To make a decision on this claim, but they're stalling. I got my state congressman involved, who made an inquiry and called case management, but they haven't called back.

What else can I do to make the VA rate my claim ?

Thanks for your reply......

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Answers 2
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters For This Question

Popular Days

Top Posters For This Question

2 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 0

devil dog. I understand your frustration but unfortunately the VA has a big back log. I did a FDC claim in January 2014 and was rated in April 2014. This was the fastest I have ever seen. Have you tried going to RO where file is located. I feel that due to your Appeal it may be holding it up not sure but maybe. You have to stay on them such as POA, RO, and Congress so they can get better explanation. Remember persistence helps. One last avenue is contacting the Service center manager. The reason is I have done this in the past and my claim went fast like in a week and half when I received my rating and money. So find out who service center manager is so you can try that avenue. Good Luck.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 0

Sorry for your harsh feelings bud, but your claim has not been that long. I submitted an FDC in Sep 13, and it was just completed a few months ago. Most FDC claims across the country are averaging 12-14 months. You are at 9 months currently, so I don't know exactly what you are looking for. If a Vet files an FDC with once condition, it still might take 6 to 7 months. Basically the more completed and conditions you add to an FDC can make it drag out. My claim did not move at all from Sep 13 to Apr 14, then it finally sped up quick. Your claim should be done definitely by the end of the year. As stated above, it depends on the Vet's Ro, as to how far the VA is behind on claims. There are many starving Vets on here, that have been waiting for years, and receive no income. I too was 80% VA last year when I was medically retired and was barley making it. Now I get 100%, SSDI and my wife is paid by VA to be my Care Giver. God Bless and good luck. You can always Vent or ask for help on here, as far as patience we could all take a class in that, LOL.

Link to comment
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.

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.

  • Create New...

Important Information

Guidelines and Terms of Use