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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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Okemos_Veteran74

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Thank you Okemos, it's nice to meet you as well.

I'm not sure I can offer relevant information that's helpful because mine is a little older now in regard to experiences my husband had and things tend to change some over time.

I have been actively involved since then with trying to claim his kidney failure (which was secondary to his primary rated diabetes) after his death which seems out of reach now since he didn't get his claim filed for it before passing away.

We were told he couldn't go above 100% by every VSO we asked and at that time we didn't know about online information like this forum...so when we discovered online information like this and the Special Monthly Compensation tier of disabilities we began to prepare a claim but he passed just before doing it. I have spent untold hours, days, months and years developing that claim but no attorney holds any hope for it. So maybe something I've learned along the way can help someone else. I have only one possibility left that Berta thought would work - filing a CUE. I may still give that a try...otherwise I need to let it go. If I can be of any help to anyone here, let me know and I'm happy to share whatever I know. 

If I can give just one piece of advice, it would be to continue to claim all changes in health in as timely a manner as possible no matter what any local authority or VSO says about it...check here with questions cause this forum is a blessing and will give you truthful and helpful information.

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