How Do I Appeal My Denied VA Claim?
Once the Board of Veterans Appeals has denied a VA claim with which a veteran is dissatisfied, the next step is to file an appeal with the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. The appeal must be filed within 120 days of the mailing date on the Board decision.
Unlike appeals to the Board, the Court cannot review new evidence and only reviews the record that was created before the Board made its decision. At this stage, the VA has attorneys to represent its side of the case and veterans should have legal representation for their side. Our veterans law firm represents hundreds of disabled veterans from around the country in the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Chisholm, Chisholm & Kilpatrick has a team of experienced veterans lawyers with the expertise to present oral arguments before the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. The audio recordings of oral arguments can be accessed at the Court’s web site here.
If your veterans disability claim has been denied and you’d like to appeal your VA claim, our team is ready to help. Contact our veterans lawyers for a free case evaluation.« Return to the Veterans' Resource Center