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Bi Lateral Claim Calculations?


AlMoss99

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The form used for calculating my benefit percentage was very useful except it lacked a way to calculate for Bi Lateral conditions.

I currently have 20 /10 /10 and was just informed that it will be changed to

20 / 20 /10 (which is still being challanged under a letter of disagreement).

However, I understand that there is a Bi Lateral adjustment the VA uses in their calculations

(10 /20 for knees and 20 for my back).

Does anyone happen to know what it is so I can properly calculate my disability percentage. Just wondering if I now went from 40% to 50%.

Thank you for your assistance.

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I come up with 45% rounded to 50% total award.

The form used for calculating my benefit percentage was very useful except it lacked a way to calculate for Bi Lateral conditions.

I currently have 20 /10 /10 and was just informed that it will be changed to

20 / 20 /10 (which is still being challanged under a letter of disagreement).

However, I understand that there is a Bi Lateral adjustment the VA uses in their calculations

(10 /20 for knees and 20 for my back).

Does anyone happen to know what it is so I can properly calculate my disability percentage. Just wondering if I now went for 40% to 50%.

Thank you for your assistance.

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