VA Secretary: Federal Circuit Lacks Jurisdiction To Review Aggregation Of Claims
(January 20, 2016, 2:27 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals lacks jurisdiction to review an appeal seeking a ruling that the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) may aggregate claims in cases raising legally identical claims, the secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) argues in a Jan. 14 appellee brief (Conley F. Monk, Jr. v. Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Nos. 15-7092 and 15-7106, Fed. Cir.).