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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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Is it me or is my claim moving really fast?

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So I just filed for benefits on 05/07/2016, my last C&P was on 6/15/16. Monday my application was approved and changed to preparation for decision, and my completion estimate date moved up to 07/15/2016 - 08/17/2016.  Is it me or is this going faster than I thought, I did wait until the last minute to file, I first filed a month away from my 1 year separation date. So around 11 months separated, i'm guessing it had something to do with that. As far as the estimated time, would it be closer to the 07/15, or the 8/17? 

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11 minutes ago, EODCMC said:

That's encouraging. May I ask what region handled your claim?

Houston, not sure what region that is.

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Not mine, regrettably. Thanks for sharing though.

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I submitted a claim on 13 April 2016 as a FDC.  It was removed from FDC status because I had a pending apeal.  C&P on 11 May 2016 - been in preparation for decision status for about 6 weeks.  Estimated completion date on eBenefits 5 June 2016 to 4 July 2016.  I am expecting it to go back to gathering of evidence since the doctor screwed up the DBQ. 

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36 minutes ago, EODCMC said:

Not mine, regrettably. Thanks for sharing though.

How long were you out before you filed? I was under a year. 

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36 minutes ago, gs106 said:

I submitted a claim on 13 April 2016 as a FDC.  It was removed from FDC status because I had a pending apeal.  C&P on 11 May 2016 - been in preparation for decision status for about 6 weeks.  Estimated completion date on eBenefits 5 June 2016 to 4 July 2016.  I am expecting it to go back to gathering of evidence since the doctor screwed up the DBQ. 

How did they screw up the dbq, how did you know?

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