This section of PTSDexams.net provides veterans law information specific to veterans disability compensation, including C&P exams, for PTSD and other mental disorders.
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Case Law - Important veterans law cases from the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, such as:
Law review articles relevant to veterans disability benefits and compensation & pension exams for PTSD and other mental disorders, that address question such as:
Legislative Priorities to create a more supportive and equitable disability benefits program.
Unique Legal Parameters - Important differences between the legal parameters governing typical forensic mental health evaluations and C&P exams for PTSD and other mental disorders.
1. Hodge v. West, 155 F.3d 1356, 1363 (Fed. Cir. 1998) ("... in the context of veterans' benefits where the system of awarding compensation is so uniquely pro-claimant, the importance of systemic fairness and the appearance of fairness carries great weight.")
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