Tuesday, June 28, 2011

SOAR, the Service Officers Appeals Report from PVA

Paralyzed Veterans of America publishes SOAR, the Service Officers Appeals Report, to provide useful information concerning cases at the Board of Veterans' Appeals, Veterans Court, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, VA General Counsel Opinions, judicial review, VA's rulemaking activities, and other issues of interest and concern to PVA service officers.

The contents from just one issue (Vol 15 No 1) gives you a good idea of its content:
  • Abuse of Discretion: More Than Mere Disagreement 
  • Higher Aid and Attendance Allowance
  • Challenging PTSD Regulation
  • Veteran’s Case with Supreme Court (Henderson v. Shinseki)
  • Agency Regulations Receive Deference From Reviewing
  • General Counsel Opinion 13-96 Invalidated 
See the Archives here!