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Appeal with represenative at the board-Do I need to send current Medical records?

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I have 3 years of VA medical records which where not sent with my claim.  I was wondering if the representative will look at my medical record to build my case?  It is at the Board.  

Thanks for the help!

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If you send medicals records to the Board then you need a waiver for the board to 

decide the evidence. It best to build your own claim and get the records in. Attorney

will get it in but a VSO he might. jmho

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Yes.  Send the records in.  A waiver of RO consideration is no longer required.  They may, however, ask for one anyway, so go ahead and send the waiver if it makes you feel better.  

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