Single Status Update
you may entitled to a 100 percent rate if you are unable to secure and follow a substantially gainful occupation because of your service connected disabilities.
If you believe you qualify, complete, sign, and return Veterans Application the enclosed VA form 21-8940 , Veterans Application for increased compensation Based
on Unemployability . I just had a c & p exam about two weeks ago for MDD VA DR. gave 30 percent not sure of the gaf score my private DR. gave a Gaf score of 45.
Here's the break down
30% MDD caused by chronic pain
20% left shoulder secondary to rt. shoulder
10% rt clavicle
10% left bicep secondary to rt. shoulder
I'm currently on SSDI because of my service connected disabilities
1. should I appeal for a rating higher than 30% base on the my 2 private DR. gaf scores of 45
2.my bilaterial factors rt. shoulder combined with my left shoulder and left bicep will this give me the 40% need for a 100 percent rate.
3. will they consider the 30% MDD + 20%rt +20%Lt+10%Lt+0%scar all of this as one injury.