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United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Case Number:20-4961 Docketed: 07/15/2020
Jeremy and Maya Beaudette v. Denis McDonough
Appeal From: Department of Veteran Affairs
Fee Status: fee paid
Case Type Information:
     1) Petition
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04/19/2021 Open Document ORDERED that the Beaudette Class is certified as defined here: "All claimants who received an adverse benefits decision under the Caregiver Program, exhausted the administrative review process within the VHA, and have not been afforded the right to appeal to the Board of Veterans' Appeals." It is further ORDERED that Andy LeGolvan, Esq., of Paul Hastings LLP, and Amanda Pertusati, Esq., of Public Counsel, are appointed as class counsel. It is further ORDERED that the Secretary allow Board review of petitioners' claim. It is further ORDERED the Secretary is enjoined from denying Board review of future benefits decisions under the Caregiver Program. It is further ORDERED that within 45 days of the date of this order the parties jointly prepare and submit to the Court for approval a plan to provide notice to members of the proposed class of (1)their right to appeal Caregiver benefits decisions to the Board and (2) the procedure for obtaining Board review of the decision. (ALLEN, TOTH and FALVEY) (Falvey, Judge, dissenting) (SNT)
05/10/2021 Open Document Mot of Respondent for review en banc (MMM)
05/12/2021 Open Document Judgment (REVOKED) (SNT)
05/12/2021 Open Document ORDERED that the Court's May 12, 2021, Judgment is revoked. (SNT)
05/28/2021 Open Document Mot of Respondent - Joint motion Joint Motion for an Extension of Time to Jointly Submit a Notice Plan to the Court for Approval Until June 24, 2021 (MMM)
06/01/2021 Open Document Judge's stamp order granting For the Panel Joint motion for an Extension of Time to Jointly Submit a Notice Plan to the Court for Approval until June 24, 2021 (TOTH) (SNT)
06/01/2021 Open Document Appearance of Barton F. Stichman for National Veterans Legal Services Program, in case 20-4961 as co-counsel (BFS)
06/01/2021 Open Restricted Document Retainer Agreement (BFS)
06/01/2021 Open Document Petitioners' Request for Approval of Barton F. Stichman as additional Representative. (SNT)
06/04/2021 Open Document Judge's stamp order granting for the Panel, Petitioners' request for approval of Barton F. Stichman as additional representative. (TOTH) (SNT)