Erratum to: Mind Reading and the Art of Drafting Medical Opinions in Veterans Benefits Claims

@article{Ridgway2012ErratumTM,
  title={Erratum to: Mind Reading and the Art of Drafting Medical Opinions in Veterans Benefits Claims},
  author={James D. Ridgway},
  journal={Psychological Injury and Law},
  year={2012},
  volume={5},
  pages={72-87}
}
  • J. Ridgway
  • Published 29 June 2012
  • Law
  • Psychological Injury and Law
The Department of Veterans Affairs' disability com- pensation program is distinctly different from other benefits systems and legal claims of disability. A medical professional seeking to provide evidence to be used in deciding such a claim must understand how that evidence fits into the process so that he or she may present a complete and useful opinion. This article assists those providing expert opinions in veterans bene- fits claims by describing: (a) the kinds of adjudicators who will… 
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