Episode 9: Court Rules VA Must Pay Retroactive Benefits to Blue Water Navy Veterans
Blue Water Navy Veterans, a group of veterans who served offshore during the Vietnam War, have long struggled with VA to receive the benefits to which they are entitled. However, as a result of the Nehmer case, a recent decision out of Northern California is changing the way VA deals with these veterans’ claims. Tune in as the CCK team explains how Blue Water Navy Veteran are classified and why this decision is so important. We will address questions and offer advice to veterans surrounding presumption of exposure claims, VA re-adjudication of previously filed claims, and the impact it could have on both veterans and their families.
- Appeals Reform: Board of Veterans’ Appeals Board 2.0 – Every Decision Matters
- What Is a VA Claims File?
- Are Vietnam Blue Water Navy Veterans Entitled to Agent Orange Benefits?
- Seat Belt Laws and Personal Injury Claims in Rhode Island
- Appeals Reform: How Implementation Will Affect Pending Claims and Appeals
- What is a Decision Review Officer (DRO)?
- What is the Process in a Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) or Veterans Court Appeal?
- How Many Options Are There to Appeal a Disability Claims Decision in RAMP?
- Getting Veterans (VA) Disability for Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune
- Camp Lejeune Water Contamination & VA Disability Benefits
- Blue Water Navy Veterans Update – June 2019
- The Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC)
- Blue Water Navy 2020 Update
- BREAKING NEWS: Court Rules Blue Water Navy Veterans Should Be Eligible for Agent Orange Presumption
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