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Hello everyone, I am new to this site, and blogging in gerneral.

Does anyone know of any good self help books concerning VA Claims?

Can anyone recommend the ebooks by the "Veterans Law Blog", they look good, they seem expensive.

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I have purchased the annual VBM by NVLSP since 1991.

It helped me succeed in all of my claims.

This is a law book , about 800 pages, so lots to read.....

But I am sure there are many other good books out there.

My claims arose from 2 claims my husband had pending when he died.

I learned how to file FTCA, 1151, CUE, reconsideration, comprehend Nehmer,  and file successful NODs and a successful BVA appeal etc etc etc....solely from studying this law manual and it has helped me to help others here.

It is a law book with multiple citations and CAVC and OG Pres op references.

My claims had put  me into a very unique scenario. Both the DAV and the State of NY reps said they would fail.

Without their so -called support I did much better . I had the VBM , the evidence I needed, and the determination to win.

 

 

 

 

 

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I believe the the VBM published by Nexus Lexus is the best you can buy, book or CD Format.

I also agree about VLB (the veterans law blog)  by attorney Chris Attig is  good to learn from

but you can use the internet for free and some of the Law Firms & University's  are great putting out information concerning Veterans Claims.

& I recommend to study and familiarize yourself with the CFR'S & Aquatint  yourself with VA Guideline's and their use of words display.

VA Acronyms are good to know.

If you can't Afford these books, use the internet & Hadit.Com :smile:

JMO

......................Buck

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Berta,

I got my 2015 VBM just last week.  Wife don't know how much I (we) paid for that thing. The numbered pages go to 2094. With S&H it cost me a full day's wages.

 

Navyguy,

You can take your chances, and for sure, get solid advice on here. But as mentioned by Berta and Buck, getting these materials will be like bringing a gun to a knife fight.  And...they will pay for themselves more times over than you can count.

Personally I chose Berta's way and ordered the latest edition of the VBM.

Semper Fi

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I found asknod's book very helpful http://www.amazon.com/Veterans-Administration-Claims-What-Successful/dp/1477139516/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1464994001&sr=1-1&keywords=asknod

I also found value in researching the VA's Code of Federal Regulations.

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