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2018 Federal Circuit Rulings & Their Impact on Veterans

FEDERAL CIRCUIT RULINGS AND THEIR IMPACT ON VETERANS – 2018

  • What is the US Federal Circuit Court?
  • What kinds of cases does it hear?
  • What is its impact on veterans?

ACREE V. O’ROURKE

  • Acree V. O’Rourke (on Withdrawing Claims)
  • How Acree Could Affect Effective Dates
  • Written vs. Verbal Withdrawals, On the Record vs. Off the Record
  • Acree Applied: A Hypothetical Example
  • What is VA’s responsibility to educate the veteran about the consequences of withdrawing a claim?
  • If a claim is withdrawn without a veteran’s understanding, what will happen? Is it a CUE?

MARTIN V. O’ROURKE

  • Martin v. O’Rourke (on Timeliness at the CAVC and Petitions for Writs of Mandamus)
  • What is a Writ of Mandamus?
  • What is considered “unreasonable delay” at the VA?

SAUNDERS V. WILKIE

“It takes – on average – six and a half years for a veteran to challenge a VBA determination and get a decision on remand. God help this nation if it took that long for these brave men and women to answer the call to serve and protect. We owe them more.”
– The Honorable Kimberly Moore

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