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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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Airman INGCO

Iu Filed When I Was Incarcerated

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"all i am saying is that i need for my claim to go through as soon as possible"

You are obviously dealing with a lot- however-it is impossible to know how long your claim will take.

VA will contact the employers listed on your TDIU form and that takes time.

Also they will send you a VCAA letter that has to be responded to.

Do you have a vet rep helping you?

You can get a copy of the C & P exam results by requesting it from the VAMC where it was done.

The results will give you a heads up on what the VA might decide on the rating and TDIU claim.

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What gets me is how the VA can rate a person with schizophrenia as being just 10%. It is the most severe of the psychotic disorders and yet the VA rates people with this disorder as being 10% disabled. The VA often looks only for psychotic symptoms that are active and ignores the negative ones like not being able to work. If you are hearing voices or having hallucinations you get a 100%, but if you just sit on a park bench all day you get 10%. Be careful that the VA does not try and lead you down the road towards being a sociopath. Your criminal record is going to point the VA bean counters towards a personality disorder DX. Did the VA C&P doctor ask you extensive questions about your criminal record and family problems and trouble with peers in the military and high school? Did they ask about drug and alcohol abuse?

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