Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Daily Opinion Summaries for U.S. Fed. Circuit Court of Appeals - 06/01/2011



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June 01, 2011 Daily Opinion Summaries Newsletter

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Administrative Law, Administrative Law
Roberts v. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

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Administrative Law, Administrative Law
Roberts v. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, No. 2010-7104
In a dispute involving the severance of veterans benefits based on a finding of fraud, judgment of the trial court is affirmed where: 1) benefits were properly severed in accordance with the VA’s regulations in lieu of the procedures set forth in the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986, 31 U.S.C. section 3801 et seq.; and 2) the VA was not required to review claimant's medical records for alternate stressors before severing his benefits, when the only stressor cited in his ratings decision and the underlying PTSD examination were found to be fraudulent. Read more...

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