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PTSD Class Action Receives Extension For Veterans To Join or Opt In

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Washington, DC: Veterans Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD Class Action Lawsuit Receives Extension Of Time For Veterans To Join or Opt-In To The Class Action Lawsuit Against The United States.

The deadline to join or opt-in to a class action lawsuit against the United States of America (the "Government" or "the United States" or "Defendant") pending in the United States Court of Federal Claims (styled Michael Sabo, Nicholas Wells, Juan Perez, Alan Pitts, Billy J. Talley, Aimee Sherrod, and Tyler Einarson v. United States, Case No. 08-899C) that was brought on behalf of veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, or Air Force and were found by a Physical Evaluation Board ("PEB") to be unfit for continued service due, at least in part, to the individual's Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ("PTSD"), were assigned a disability rating for PTSD of less than 50%, and, as a result, were released, separated, retired, or discharged from active duty on or after December 17, 2002 and before October 14, 2008 (regardless whether such release, separation, retirement, or discharge resulted in the individual's placement on the Temporary Disability Retirement List), has been extended to November 10, 2010, according to an Order entered by federal Judge George W. Miller.

Under the Rules of the United States Court of Federal Claims, the Court has reportedly allowed the class action lawsuit to be a class action on behalf of the following individuals who choose to opt in:

All individuals who (a) served on active duty in the U.S. Army, Navy,Marine Corps, or Air Force, (b) were found by a Physical Evaluation Board to be unfit for continued service due, at least in part, to the individual's PTSD, (c) were assigned a disability rating for PTSD of less than 50%, and, as a result, (d) were released, separated, retired, or discharged from active duty after December 17, 2002, and prior to October 14, 2008 (regardless whether such release, separation, retirement, or discharge resulted in the individual's placement on the Temporary Disability Retirement List).

The veterans who filed the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder class action lawsuit reportedly seek, among other things, a Court Order requiring the military services to award to each of them and to each veteran who joins the class action lawsuit the money and other benefits to which they would have been entitled if they had been assigned at least a 50% disability rating for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD from the date of release from active duty to the present.

For more information on the Veterans Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD class action lawsuit, visit the Veteran's Post Traumatic Stress Disorder class action lawsuit website: www.ptsdlawsuit.com.

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Reader Comments

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Hi Andrea, I'don't be interested in finding out more about your lawyer. I'm in a very similar situation as the vets in the class action lawsuit but missed out on it.

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Dear Roger,
It took me six years an attorney from Florida and a lot of appointments but I got my PTSD rating finally. My attorney gets paid by the VA and if you would like the information just let me know.

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I have signed up for my va several times I have PTSD they can't find my paperwork and I'm signed up several times one time I just got done right turned down I fought for my country I have PTSD real bad I deserve my benefits

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