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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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Does Anyone At The Va Listen To You?

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This is my first time posting in the forums, but I have used it to get some very good advise over the past couple of years. Now, I need to see if someone can help me. After they denied my initial claim, I was granted SC @ 30% for my left ankle condition, but, they subtracted 10% for PTS disability of 10%, so they assigned me 20%. I do understand the law covering this, but I had no disability PTS. I did break my leg 14 years PTS, and that is what they are calling my 10% PTS disability. It was well healed, no waiver was required, I played sports, and there was no problems with it until AFTER I joined. What ever happened to the "presumption of soundness"? So, if you listen to them, they are accepting disabled people to enlist, I do not believe this. I got my SOC and W-9 today. Does it really do any good to pursue this? Do I have ANY chance that they will reverse the decision?

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