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Checked my disabilities and also checked my letter and they are both updated so let's pretend it's fact for now.

Went from 10% panic disorder up to 50%

 

August 27th: Filed for increase

September 16: C&P exam with LHI

October 4: Preparation for Decision

October 6: Preparation for Approval

October 7: Awarded  increase to 50% for panic disorder

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Congrats, Postman. Keep on truckin'. If you have more disabilities that you feel should be s-c, go right after them. We are here if you need us. Heck, we all need us.

Checked my disabilities and also checked my letter and they are both updated so let's pretend it's fact for now. Went from 10% panic disorder up to 50%   August 27th: Filed for increase

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Congrats, Postman. Keep on truckin'. If you have more disabilities that you feel should be s-c, go right after them. We are here if you need us. Heck, we all need us.

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Funny thing is my appeal (disagreement with 10%) was denied in July after 4 years of waiting.  SO right after that appeal was denied I just filed for an increase and boom... only took 2 months. Maybe they just didn't want to pay the back pay on the appeal? 

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Congratulations!

That is pretty much the way it works...the VA weasels out of paying you whenever they can.  

At least as likely:  The VA got New evidence, that was a difference maker. 

 

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