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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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teejay53

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I thank you all for your advice. I would like to share this with all.

I was finally found disabled for Social Security Survivor benefits on March 18th, 2010 and am waiting on the DIC decision for my husbands passing from a service related disease.

It took from october 8, 2009 til March 18th, 2010 to get one of the decisions.

Lord answers prayers.

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Does anyone know if Social Security pays back payments to my hubby's death month (October 2009)?

Thank you for your help.

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For SSA survivor benefits they should pay back to date of death.

For SS Disability payments they determine a date as the onset of the total disability and -as far as know -they would pay back to that date.

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I read over your question again but don't understand- did the SSA award you for your own total disability or did they award you a Survivor Benefit?

SSA has a great web site and I believe they have a contact area.

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Not sure if it's the month of his death or the month after but yes. You can collect at age 50, if you are disabled, or at age 60, w/o disability.

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if a person has filed for ssdi and is determined by social security to be medically disabled but in the end interview with social security does not qualify for the financial need part

will she still receive widow's benefits as she was still found disabled?

thank you,

:)

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