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    When a Veteran starts considering whether or not to file a VA Disability Claim, there are a lot of questions that he or she tends to ask. Over the last 10 years, the following are the 14 most common basic questions I am asked about ...
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  • Can a 100 percent Disabled Veteran Work and Earn an Income?

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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Hey Bros and Sis,

I've been looking around on here but couldnt find what form would I file to claim 100% TDIU. Another question, I'm 60% 50% for PTSD 10% for knee 0% for Acid reflux would that qualify me? Another question. What's the average wait time? Thanks for the help.

John.

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After years pf posting this form here-the site wont allow me to upload the form-from my disk-maybe the disk is simply worn out-

go to the VA web site, click on Comp and Pension Icon and under Forms, look for form 21-8940 and you can print it off from the VA web site

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Here is the TDIU form:

http://www.va.gov/vaforms/form_detail.asp?FormNo=21-8940

Under # 18 check Yes and apply for SSDI- (their web sites have the application and the work credit critera)

Then under # 25, Remarks ,refer them to separate page and tell them anything else that you feel would warrant TDIU -such as side affects of the SC meds, and anything about your SCs that would render you unemployable.

It would be great to get a strong statement from your doc as to some medical rationale that shows your SCs make you unable to work.

You can print off the form to have more time the think about yur answers and then make copy of it, sign and mail it with a proof of mailing and send to your VARO.

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What's the average wait time?

John.

My WAG is 12- 36 months after you fill out, sign and submit the 21-8940.

JMHO

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