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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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VA_Fast_Letter_08-31.pdf

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Veterans Benefits Administration

Washington, D.C. 20420

October 7, 2008

Director (00/21) All VA Regional Offices and Centers

In Reply Refer to: 211D

Fast Letter 08-31

SUBJ: Interim Final Rule: Presumption of Service Connection for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Rescinds Fast Letter 01-100, Call Up and Identification of Cases of Gulf War Veterans with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)/Lou Gehrig's Disease, dated December 19, 2001.

Purpose

An interim final rulemaking establishing a presumption of service connection for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for any veteran who develops the disease at any time after separation from service was published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2008 at 73 FR 54691.

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