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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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Can someone be rated at 100% and still work?

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Yes unless its 100% Mental. Not a good idea the VA checks earnings with Social Security.

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Yes, depending on what the 100% rating(s) is for. Usually 100% for PTSD includes the inability to stay employed or hold down gainful employment. If TDIU, definitely inadvisable. But for physical injuries/illnesses one can work. If you can work you can always try but you'll probably be reduced, if successful.

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Can someone be rated at 100% and still work?

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100% Mental you wouldn't be able to hold a job

100% TDIU no you are being paid 100% because you are unemployable

100% Physical disabilities, yes, i believe senator max cleland is a 100% physical veteran and a former senator. Alex Humphries (God Rest His Soul) was a 100% physical and still practiced law.

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Alex paid a heavy price for working

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Absolutely, but look for being re-evaluated frequently. They put you in the system then check social security, call you in cut you and make you fight to get it back.

I worked 21 years was cut from100% to 40% one time. was employed Fed all the time kept telling the reviewers I was not drawing disability for unemployability but for disability. Good luck.

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