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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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I have plenty of needed Information for PTSD to submit, on the other problems is coming in very slow. Do I submitt for review the information to be rated for PTSD, and submit the other information later. What is the best advice!!??

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To clear the question, up should I submit and start the rating procedure for PTSD

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File your claim for PTSD. In about 30 days they will develop for information. You can file the claim for all of your issues. You will have time to get your evidence. You need to establish your date of claim.

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I'm confused. If you received a letter requesting more information...then you have already filed a claim.....yes? If so, then I would be sure to heed the suspense date on that letter first and foremost.

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As purple had stated, if you received a letter asking for more information that means you have already filed a claim or claims. VA is currently processing that or those claims. If you filed for more than one claim VA will try to process them all at the same time. If they can not rate all of them they will rate what they can and defer the other(S). Get all the evidence you can and make a copy of it and send it to VA certified return receipt so someone at the VA will sign for it and you have returned mail receipt to prove they received it. Let them know that your evidence is in your C-File and the VA hospital records. Also if you have seen private doctor (S) let them know by signing the request for release of information form that came in the letter. Also they are looking for what every you file for, try to only send evidence of that or those issues. If you currently don't have a claim in for XXXX don't send them evidence for XXXX, you can file that after this rating. If you choose to file it, it will not change your effective date but the more claims you file at once gives them the more opportunity to deny you and longer to process. In other words only send them what they ask for, If you choose to add more claims that is up to you. Also you can see you doctor about this or these current issues to see if you need any special exams.

I hope this makes sense

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Who is the best source for status of your claim

What prevents it from sitting in a in box waiting for someone to do something with it

I have probably overwelmed them with a lot information on several issues

This will slow it down I am sure

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