Asbestos related disease is often progressive, and a condition which is non-disabling at one point may be significantly disabling at a later time. You can likely refile your claim with an updated medical report. Asbestos related disease involves rights to compensation beyond VA benefits; depending on where and when you were exposed, there are likely several areas to look into. I suspect you are near or beyond the statute of limitations for some or all of these rights; and strongly suggest you contact a specialist in asbestos litigation as soon as possible. Free initial consultations are usually given, and you should have a fairly good idea of your rights after discussing your situation with an experienced lawyer.
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