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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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erico541

Out Of The Rating Board To The Final Board?

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i called the va yesterday and the fellow said my tdiu claim was out if the rating board and at the final board? any idea on how long this may take? lastly like so many other folks i am very nervous and anxious to get this over with one way or the other. i am rated at 90% with ratings totaling 170% by real math. the va psych said "it as least as likely as not that this veteran is incapable of obtaining or maintaining gainful employment due to the severity of his mental and emotional problems at this time" and "it is as least as likely as not that this veterans OCD and major depressive order are directly related to his military service and the manner in which they occured" i also tried voc rehab and received a letter saying i had too many problems for them to help me. i feel like i have a good probability on getting a good decision??? anyway thanks for any input erico my daughter just got to her first duty station in alaska and will be sent to afghanistan in may

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I am very sorry to hear about your problems but it does look good as far as IU. The Voc Rehab denial letter is a biggie.

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You bet-I think this will be hopefully an award of TDIU-

Congrats on the daughter's service. I hope she will always be safe and sound.It amazes me when adult children of service disabled veterans -who often struggle with the VA claims process -along with their SC disabilities will still join the Military!

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Good Luck. The VA did not used to tell Veterans anything at this point in their claim. Maybe they are in process of turning a corner in how they treat Vets?

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thanks for the input,hopefully soon and get some closure on this. i still cant believe my daughter went in the army...yet she loves it. god bless america erico

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