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I am serviced connected 90 percent. I filed for TDIU in 07 based on PTSD 50%, and I received Social Security in Jan 09. for PTSD, depression, and Substance abuse disorder. I just received infomation from the VA I have severe Sleep Apnea (new claim). I filed the new evidence with the VA for service connected. What are my chances of beening approved for TDIU or just plain out 100 percent due to the rating schedule of 90 percent, plus 50 percent from Sleep Apnea is 100 percent total . Should I wait for the decision on IU, or file a new claim for 100 percent based on new evidence? Thanks

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Personally, I would file for an increase in your PTSD rating, requesting a 100% schedular rating in addition to claiming TDIU. jmo

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I am serviced connected 90 percent. I filed for TDIU in 07 based on PTSD 50%, and I received Social Security in Jan 09. for PTSD, depression, and Substance abuse disorder. I just received infomation from the VA I have severe Sleep Apnea (new claim). I filed the new evidence with the VA for service connected. What are my chances of beening approved for TDIU or just plain out 100 percent due to the rating schedule of 90 percent, plus 50 percent from Sleep Apnea is 100 percent total . Should I wait for the decision on IU, or file a new claim for 100 percent based on new evidence? Thanks

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When you reached 70% that should have caused the VA to consider you for TDIU and then send you the TDIU form-

Did they deny TDIU when they did that rating or is the pending TDIU claim based on them sending you the TDIU form at that time?

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When you reached 70% that should have caused the VA to consider you for TDIU and then send you the TDIU form-

Did they deny TDIU when they did that rating or is the pending TDIU claim based on them sending you the TDIU form at that time?

they denied tdiu the first time I applied. VA reported it was not enough evidence to award me IU.

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I was denied TDIU in 07. They informed me there was not enough evidence to award me IU. Since then I was awarded SSA.

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When you file a claim for IU you are also filing a claim for increase for your service connected condtion.

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