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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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  • Most Common VA Disabilities Claimed for Compensation:   

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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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Hi all. Just found out today that i have osteoarthritus in both of my feet. I am currently SC for bilateral plantar fascitis at 30% which i've had an appeal for 18 months and waiting on the hearing to be rescheduled. About to get stem cell Injections so sure i will get 50% one of these years. My question is this... can i get SC also for the arthritis? Thanks in advance for amy help!!

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Yes, you can recieve compensation for arthritis.  However, as usual, you can not "pyramid" and get compensated for the same symptoms twice.  So if you are already receiving, for example, compensation for plantar fasciatis, because of your inability to walk, you cant not AGAIN be compensated for arthritis because your cant walk also.  

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Thank you for the info. Knowing the VA I figured it could not be rated again since i already have a rating for my feet. 

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