This section of PTSDexams.net provides veterans law information specific to veterans disability compensation, including C&P exams, for PTSD and other mental disorders.
In the navigation menus, these veterans law articles are listed under the Legal tab.
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 of C&P Exams for PTSD and Other Mental Disorders - A chart showing the differences between the legal rules, procedures, and principles governing typical forensic mental health evaluations versus VA C&P exams.
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.")
I value your feedback!
If you would like to comment, ask questions, or offer suggestions about this page, please feel free to do so. Of course, keep it clean and courteous.
You can leave an anonymous comment if you wish—just type a pseudonym in the "Name" field.
If you want to receive an email when someone replies to your comment, click the Google Sign-in icon on the lower right of the comment box to use Google Sign-in. (Your email remains private.)
↓ Please comment below! ↓