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My friend has 80% schedular and 20% IU for a little over a year...He is 100% P+T and 60 years old but he has problems that he believes will get him additional percentages....He also has a tuiton of $60K to pay and he cannot work due to his IU....If he opens an additional claim does he or can he be in trouble if he doesn't get the additional 20% as schedular?....Also is there any way he can get the $60K removed of reduced due to his 100% P+T???.... Any help would be greatly appreciated because he is a kind, introverted and a good person..

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He is schedular 80 percent. He is paid at the 100 percent rate. His is total and permenent, Has he filed for his Social Security disability?

At 60 with his disabilities, he should get it. As far as the Debt he owes, I am not sure. I dont even know who to ask. Someone here may know the answer.

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He was denied SSD. He was working for the govt and he also did not put into SS for the last 10 years of his employment. I do find it kinda difficult for anyone who has the degrees but cannot work and cannot use his education and still pay for an education he cannot use.

He has been around the block searching for some relief for what he earned but cannot use due to his IU....Catch 22...

Thanks for any information.

He is schedular 80 percent. He is paid at the 100 percent rate. His is total and permenent, Has he filed for his Social Security disability?

At 60 with his disabilities, he should get it. As far as the Debt he owes, I am not sure. I dont even know who to ask. Someone here may know the answer.

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If these were govenment backed loans then there is a waiver request he can file due to VA rated at 100%........It was several years ago I read where this was the only way to get these type of waivers.

He should call the company who he delt with to get the correct info, or go to the FASA web site to see further info or links to this question. www.fasa.gov

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Why go from 100% TDIU/IU to 100% scheduler? There are far more risk involved in attempting that.

As far as the additional percentages....he will be rolling the dice on that also.

His tuiton of $60K- is that funds owed back to the VBA or other?

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He should get an atty to appeal the SSDI denial. As for the student loans, if they were federally funded or from his state, they can be waivered. They waivered all my student loans when I became 100%, about $30k's worth. Have him contact the student loan administrator, in his state, and request a waiver form.

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My friend has 80% schedular and 20% IU for a little over a year...He is 100% P+T and 60 years old but he has problems that he believes will get him additional percentages....He also has a tuiton of $60K to pay and he cannot work due to his IU....If he opens an additional claim does he or can he be in trouble if he doesn't get the additional 20% as schedular?....Also is there any way he can get the $60K removed of reduced due to his 100% P+T???.... Any help would be greatly appreciated because he is a kind, introverted and a good person..

God Bless our Troops..

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