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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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Donna

Vcaa Notice Response Nehmer Review

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My husband received a VACC Notice Response Nehmer review packet in the mail today. Also enclosed was the Declaration of Status of Dependents. I called his VSO and he said to return any new evidence supporting his claim, we sent in everything in April 2010 in support of his denied claim of 2006. Will be sending in the SSDI decision of total disability awarded in 2005 and my personal statement. I have a few more reports to submit regarding his AICD implant. We have nothing else new to submit. He said the Declaration is to confirm his marriage to me still exists. Question: His youngest daughter was 16 when he filed his claim and was denied. If they approve his claim and give him retro, will they take into consideration his child was a minor for a few of those retro years? Receiving this Nehmer Review was good news today.

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A child is eligible starting from the effecticve date. There is more info if the child is in college or went to college and you are awarded chapter 35 benefits.

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This is great Donna.

Shows that VA is doing it's job and sooner than later on these IHD claims.

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