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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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LETS TRY THIS AGAIN!

lesson learned click preview post not post new topic, someone should really change that.

My question regarding the VA Claims link on the homepage has to do with the post from the vet/nurse/woman who works processing the claims. in that post she says that excessive information and adding new claims to the origial claim before its finished can delay the precess. but how about a new claim that is added to your claim AS its starting that isn't previously documented in your medical record but IS documented by the doctor the VA set you up with in the first place? I have a pretty lenghty claim and before I saw that dr i had 21 conditions to present to him that the VA representative found in my record ( I thought I was just getting rated for sleep apnea and my knee...apparently i'm broken.) anyawy the doc that day added tennis elbow(don't know the fancy technical term) and carpe tunnel along with a few others I can't remember. will these addtions throw a wrench into the process for me? It WAS a Dr that they sent me to...and as of last month my claim is on the "preparation for decision" phase. I don't live in the country at the moment since i'm off working as a contractor and VA appointments would be a huge HUGE pain to schedule. Opinions and/or insight welcome, go!

Thanks for reading,

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