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Soc For Unprotected Reduction (Improper)


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I was wondering if anyone who has received a Statment of Case for an unprotected (reduction of disability under 5 years old) would be willing to remove all personal and disability stuff and send it to me so that I could prepare appeal verbage for the "boiler plate" garbage. Or point me to one on the web?

If so please forward it to: [Removed Personal Identifying Information - Please do not post personal identification information ask members to PM you on the board and if you chose then give them your email address]

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Gary

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There is plenty of discussion and advise here under a search for anyone who gets a proposed reduction letter.

You have to act fast and I would think the general consensus here would be to ask for a hearing right away, and bring ALL evidence with you to show they are wrong..

If you can cover the C file, name, address etc and scan and attach here the reduction letter perhaps we can help more.

I filed a NOD on a proposed reduction in 1988, for my husband.They changed their mind within a few months.and reversed their idea on that.

I used my husband's Voc Rehab records, information as to his employment status with the VA, and then some good old common sense. We never requested a hearing because he didnt want to take time off from the VA job and Voc Rehab to go to Buffalo

That is a major day trip from where I live.

Other situations get far more serious.

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I got no notice becuase one went up and other went down, no change in compensation. I have turned in a NOD on the reduction and requested no DRO just go to BVA. 60 days is not much time for a fully developed "Substantive Appeal" so am working on it now based on the decision "reasons and bases". Figured if I could see the actual "SOC" for a reduction (just the boiler plate stuff) I could work rebutting it now. I may be mistaken but from what I've found on the web most of a SOC boiler plate type stuff, only last couple of pages that relates to the decision itself.

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