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sammy104

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hubby is completely unemplyable due to non sc stroke...tho has 20% SC rate on arm laceration....waiting on rate increase info since sept 2011...can he get a rating smaller that 100%..but still get paid at 100% rate due ti IU? he gets military retirement currently....he is totally disabled by stroke..and connot do any work at all...he is 73 and never retired really........as he was realtor and security guard at time of stroke..explain to me how IU would work in his case..thank you

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hubby is completely unemplyable due to non sc stroke..

can he get a rating smaller that 100%..but still get paid at 100% rate due ti IU?

he is totally disabled by stroke..and connot do any work at all...

explain to me how IU would work in his case..thank you

sammy104,

If his non - sc'd stroke is the reason for his IU - then no - he does not meet the criteria for IU.

Pension would pay more than SC'd at 20% - but pension is income limited.

There might somehow be a chance at A&A or housebound, maybe other's will chime in.

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You mentioned trying to obtain IM0s in the past to attempt to see if his SC disability could have possibly caused or contributed to his stroke.

Strokes can come from clots in extremities where the circulation is compromised by injury or amputation.

Deep vein thrombosis can occur in arms or legs and the clot can pass into the brain.

http://www.ehow.com/about_5084593_signs-blood-clots-arm.html

What was the medical cause of his stroke?

Do you have an IMO yet to support the claim for SC of the stroke?

Carlie is correct- he might be eligible for Pension but that would be limited by income.

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You mentioned trying to obtain IM0s in the past to attempt to see if his SC disability could have possibly caused or contributed to his stroke.

Strokes can come from clots in extremities where the circulation is compromised by injury or amputation.

Deep vein thrombosis can occur in arms or legs and the clot can pass into the brain.

http://www.ehow.com/...-clots-arm.html

What was the medical cause of his stroke?

Do you have an IMO yet to support the claim for SC of the stroke?

Carlie is correct- he might be eligible for Pension but that would be limited by income.

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