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Joe Whitcomb

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Is Department of Veterans Affairs Fixing the Backlog or Covering Up? The Department of Veterans Affairs has received national attention over the past few months for its deceptive practices with respect to health care treatment.  As that issue continues to enrage and sadden, the office is again...

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The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs is under pressure and increased scrutiny.  The United States Department of Veterans Affairs has received a fair amount of negative press lately. At the Whitcomb, Selinsky Law PC and its sister firm, the Rocky Mountain Disability Law Group, we have been focusing...

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A recent case, Moffit v. Shinseki (February 14, 2014), was a claim for enhanced dependency based on a hypothetical entitlement. The claimant’s husband was a veteran of the US Army, who served from 1944 through 1946 and served and was wounded in WWII.  He filed for and won 100 percent disability...

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Do you think you have a Clear and Unmistakable Error Claim (CUE) with the Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims (CAVC)? A CUE (motion is a collateral attack on a final RO or Board decision. Disabled Am. Veterans v. Gober, 234 F.3d 682, 696–98 (Fed.Cir.2000).

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In a recent Social Security disability case, the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) erred in returning claimant to past relevant work performed under special conditions. “When the SSA determines whether an individual is disabled for SSDI purposes, it does not take the possibility of 'reasonable...

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You fought for your country. Let me fight for your veterans benefits. Joe Whitcomb's first fight for veterans disability benefits was his own.  When he was medically separated from service back in 2005, he did not anticipate running into difficulty getting his veterans benefits, but that is...

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