December 7, 1941: A day that will live in infamy – that day, Pearl Harbor was attacked, and American entry into World War II became a guarantee.
December 7, 2018: Another day that may live in infamy, although many Veterans are complet…
What the ‘MUCMI’ is going on with GERD?
PREVIEW OF THE CASE:
General Overview of the Medicine
Some terms you will hear in this argument:
GERD is Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disorder. GERD can often – but not always -result from a dysfu…
Tags: 2018 CAVC Oral Arguments, 38 CFR 3.317, 38 USC 1117, 38 USC 1118, Alexandra Lio, Auer v. Robbins 519 U.S. 452 (1997), Catherine D. Vel, CCK, Chief Judge Robert N. Davis, Christian A. McTarnaghan, Denver CO VARO, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder (GERD), Gulf War Syndrome, Judge Amanda L. Meredith, Judge Michael Allen, Medically Unexplained Chronic Multisymptom Illness (MUCMI), Michelle L. Kane, podcast, presumption of service connection
What is the Deep Issue in the Case?
New and material evidence received between the issuance of a VA Ratings Decision and a Notice of Disagreement is considered as filed in connection with the claim which was pending at the beginning of the appeal p…
Tags: 38 C.F.R. 3.156(b), Auer v. Robbins 519 U.S. 452 (1997), Chief Judge Robert N. Davis, Jonathan B. Kramer, Judge Coral W. Pietsch, Judge Michael Allen, Lindsay Gower, Little Rock AR VARO, Military Order of the Purple Heart, new and material evidence, regulatory interpretation, reopen