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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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carl1124

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I need a Service Office I have called and left messages and emails to my county VA. Servicer Officer, DAV, VFW. No one ever calls me back I can not get a hold of any one. I need to open a new claim and try to get old one uped from 10%. Any help out there.

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Go to your VAMC they have offices and you can see in person. Just ask the info desk where the Reps are.

None of these guys return calls.

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I need a Service Office I have called and left messages and emails to my county VA. Servicer Officer, DAV, VFW. No one ever calls me back I can not get a hold of any one. I need to open a new claim and try to get old one uped from 10%. Any help out there.

What county/state are you living in? Forget the DAV,VFW, etc.,most are worthless. ---but your "County Veterans Service Officer" should definitely be returning your calls.

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I need a Service Office I have called and left messages and emails to my county VA. Servicer Officer, DAV, VFW. No one ever calls me back I can not get a hold of any one. I need to open a new claim and try to get old one uped from 10%. Any help out there.

You do not need a VSO to file a claim.

just do it on line at th e VA website and gather your evidence.

Dont be fooled by the promise of a VSO when all they do is nothing.

Your Better off doing it yourself and getting help from other sources.

folks here are willing to help and can arm you with the ammo that the VSO's have no desire or will to use.

J

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I use DAV since their in same building. VA get's my evidence faster through them.

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I need a Service Office I have called and left messages and emails to my county VA. Servicer Officer, DAV, VFW. No one ever calls me back I can not get a hold of any one. I need to open a new claim and try to get old one uped from 10%. Any help out there.

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Start researching your disability. This site has a lot of good info/links. See if you fit the criteria for an increase.

To ask for an increse just send the VA an old fashion letter, stating you feel your condition has gotten worse, if you have specifics, put them in there.

Lots of people will tell you to send it certified mail, I've never done that, and everything has arrived at the VA. You can also go to your local VA regional office (RO), and hand deliver info/requests.

It takes some work, researching/reading, learining all the acronyms, but it's your claim so it's worth your time.

Just my 2 cents.....Eric

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