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  • 14 Questions about VA Disability Compensation Benefits Claims

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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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I need help filing an appeal. I am on 100% health coverage and had VA pre-approved brain surgery which I recovered from quickly. VA then refused to fill my post op scripts resulting in a stroke 2 weeks later. I have a statement from my neurosurgeon (referred to by VA) that states this was the cause. The VA commission (federal) flatly told me that I cannot appeal when my letter says I can. Advocates have been worthless and even my Congressman is frustrated. How can I find someone to help me sort things out and get things done? Since my stroke I am very limited on what I can do. It is also concern that being knocked out in basic training, then later going to sick duty, being returned to duty with no care, and then ordered back to sick bay by my CO when my ear was draining blood and requiring hospitalization that this was beginning of my aneurysm. My stroke and my 30 day stay is NOT covered by VA and they state that it was not approved by the VA yet my neurosurgeon says I did the right thing by calling 911.........been fighting since my hospital discharge on 21 Dec 14

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