Denied Supplemental Claim

Denied Supplemental Claim

What are My Appeal Options After a VA Form 21-0995 – Denied Supplemental Claim Appeal? Has your Supplemental Claim Appeal been denied after submission of VA form 21-0995?  You are not out of options. Before 2017, all VA disability appeals had a single, mandatory long progression to the Board of Veterans Appeals. Because the veteran …

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Decision Review Request

Decision Review Request

What is a VA Form 10182 and a Decision Review Request (Notice of Disagreement to the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA))?  The Decision Review Request is often referred to as a Notice of Disagreement. The 2019 Appeals Modernization Act (AMA) created three lanes for VA appeals matters. However, after the initial rating decision, some Veterans opt …

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Higher Level Review

Higher Level Review Appeal

What is a VA Form 21-0996 and a Higher Level Review Appeal? Explaining a Higher Level Review Appeal. Once upon a time, there was an informal presumption that VA disability applicants were probably entitled to benefits. Claims Examiners looked for ways to approve requests and even offered assistance in many cases. Those days are long …

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Veterans Appeals Denials

Veterans’ Appeals Denials

How to Approach Board of Veterans’ Appeals Denials It’s best to approach Board of Veterans’ Appeals Denials with optimism. Since they are somewhat like trials and give attorneys wide latitude, Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) proceedings are often successful. That said, these appeals are not always successful. Denials can be incredibly frustrating because the Veteran, …

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