A bill requiring the Veterans Administration to set up private medical appointments if the wait for VA treatment is too long passed overwhelmingly in the US Senate, where it will now head to President Obama's desk for signature.
QR is pleased to announce that our appeal to the Board of Veterans Appeals for an Army veteran with service in Vietnam resulted in a reversal of the initial Ratings Determination by the Department of Veterans Affairs (Pittsburgh Regional Office) and a full grant of service connection for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Veteran applied on his own and was originally denied by the Pittsburgh Regional Office. Attorney Michael Quatrini appealed the unfavorable decision and worked with the Veteran's private psychiatrist to challenge the opinion of the VA examiner, who opined that the Veteran did not suffer from PTSD. Attorney Quatrini attended a video teleconference with the Veteran in Pittsburgh, PA and was able to convince the Veterans Law Judge to accept the following facts: