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Received reply from lawyer today. I had asked them to ask judge if I could get a decision without waiting for ALJ hearing. Judges office said if change my retro date by a year and half less he would make decision . I signed and faxed letter back. could this mean a favorable decision. I am 80% Tdiu with VA.?

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Looks like he has your back Kenny

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I sure hope so thank you Pete. I cut a similiar deal upon receiving tdiu from VA, by giving up appeals.

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I would have asked the lawyer to find out what additional evidence was needed to avoid the waver of a year & 1/2. In otherwords what reasoning is behind the "offer".

After all, that's a fair amount of change.

Received reply from lawyer today. I had asked them to ask judge if I could get a decision without waiting for ALJ hearing. Judges office said if change my retro date by a year and half less he would make decision . I signed and faxed letter back. could this mean a favorable decision. I am 80% Tdiu with VA.?

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I agree Chuck but the Judge said he was using tht date because that when VA awarded TDIU. I think it is fair besides I am tired of fighting. I believe by doing that that maybe I will be awarded SSA benefits.

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