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.
- VA Disability Claims and Appeals Process Timeline
- Military Installations with Confirmed PFAS Water Contamination
- Blue Water Navy Update: Federal Circuit Order in Procopio v. Wilkie
- Representation at the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC)
- VA Claims for Hip Pain Secondary to Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)
- What is a Decision Review Officer (DRO)?
- Getting Veterans (VA) Disability for Toxic Water at Camp Lejeune
- 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?
- Top 7 Reasons Why VA Denies Claims – Video
- Camp Lejeune Water Contamination & VA Disability Benefits
- VA Claims & Appeals Timeline
- Legislation Update: Blue Water Veterans
- Monk v. Wilkie: Class Actions at the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC)
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