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Offline BobSlob

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VAC Settlement and Payout - Appeal
« on: February 14, 2020, 14:49:40 »
Hey all,

I received a payout of 5% early 2019, taken in a lump sum for a knee injury.

To date my injury hasn't really gotten better, and I was never actually seen by a VAC approved doctor (just local MIR). Is this something I can appeal or have re-evaluated or am I stuck with my ill-informed decision?

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Re: VAC Settlement and Payout - Appeal
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2020, 14:51:49 »
VAC approved doctor isnt going to be any better than a specialist the MIR should be referring you to if your knee isnt better.

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Re: VAC Settlement and Payout - Appeal
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2020, 15:32:37 »
Contact a service officer from the Royal Canadian Legion.
https://legion.ca/support-for-veterans/contact-a-service-officer

They'll be able to help you navigate having your injury reassessed. If they can't directly do the leg-work for you they can request the required paperwork that you'll need signed by medical people.
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