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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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Affraid To Believe

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I applied for TDIU after suffering from 70% PTSD rating and work became impossible. Months and months have gone by...and even my psycholgist was concerned. He's ask me "did you here yet"? .... and I'd answer no.

Today I got a letter from the DAV saying..... "it;s not official till you get the letter from the VA", but that they see that I have been awarded 100% disability and are rated P&T. I'm very anxious of course... what to believe.

Please help me with two questions if you will.

*How long after the DAV letter am I likely to hear from the VA officialy?

*Does the finding change sometimes after the service organization announces the VA finding (they said VA reserves the right to do that) ?

btw....I'm His wife.... writing this message on behalf of my husband.

Thank you,

F & D

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You should hear from the VA within a couple of weeks. Best way to know for sure is to check your bank acct for retro deposit. The VA doesn't usually notify your SO until the claim is finalized and ready for notification. Be well and GOD bless.

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Of course you do. The difference between 70% and 100%. Probably about $1450 a month for a single vet.

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Do you get retro pay from 70% to TDIU?

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