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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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What Should I Receive

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Can you please give me an estimate of what you think I will receive as for as Compensation.

1. GERD (polyps removed from stomach) I take Nexium.

2. ED (Cialis)

3. OAB (over active bladder) take Vesicare

4. Hemmorroids

5. Enlarge Prostate (polyps removed)

6. Skin disorder (feet and face)

7. Testalgia (must receive shots in testicles once every three months)

8. SCARS from surgery

9. Lower Back (bulging disks at 3 levels, disectomy) (I take Exalgo)

10. Hips (do to back problems) take Pennsaid)

11. Knees (do to back) take pennsaid

12. Osteoritis (of all joints) diagnosed by a doctor

13. Sleep Apnea w/ CPAP (diagnosed)

14. Depression (do to pain)

15. I wear a Back Brace and tens Unit.

16. Insomnia (take sleeping pills) Lunesta

All diagnoses are and were service connected by a military doctor and they are well documented.

Thanks

vet2010

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You could look up each disability here:

http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ecfr&sid=c130ec487ea61b8a40ad0836188b94bc&rgn=div5&view=text&node=38:1.0.1.1.5&idno=38

and then match your medical evidence to the rating schedule.

If any of these disabilities ( since you have an established SC nexus)or all of them cause you to be unable to work-and you are currently unemployed -the VA might (Might) rate you at 70% and then send you the TDIU form.

But it is difficult for anyone here to determine how they should rate you and it is best to compare your actual medical evidence for each disabilty in the rating schedule.

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Hi Vet2010,

The compensation for SSI or SSDI are established on a case-by-case basis. Though, the maximum SSDI monthly payments are 2224 USD for a single family member or 3945 USD for a family. The maximum SSI (supplemental security income) monthly payments are 674 USD for an individual and 1'011 USD for a couple. This link can be useful in your case :

http://www.socialsecurity-disability.org/

good luck.

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A lot of money!!!

Can you please give me an estimate of what you think I will receive as for as Compensation.

1. GERD (polyps removed from stomach) I take Nexium.

2. ED (Cialis)

3. OAB (over active bladder) take Vesicare

4. Hemmorroids

5. Enlarge Prostate (polyps removed)

6. Skin disorder (feet and face)

7. Testalgia (must receive shots in testicles once every three months)

8. SCARS from surgery

9. Lower Back (bulging disks at 3 levels, disectomy) (I take Exalgo)

10. Hips (do to back problems) take Pennsaid)

11. Knees (do to back) take pennsaid

12. Osteoritis (of all joints) diagnosed by a doctor

13. Sleep Apnea w/ CPAP (diagnosed)

14. Depression (do to pain)

15. I wear a Back Brace and tens Unit.

16. Insomnia (take sleeping pills) Lunesta

All diagnoses are and were service connected by a military doctor and they are well documented.

Thanks

vet2010

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