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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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johnsctt78

retro pay question

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hi guys  thank you for all the help

i have a retro pay question,i was awarded an increase on my existing va compensation,i went from 50 to 80 percent,it is showing a effective date of 3/10/2019 with the award,my question is if the retro pay increase starts from the effective date of 3/10/2019?,my claim closed over the weekend and ebenefits is already showing my new award percentage.just trying to figure out my retro amount.   

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Forgot to ask- have you applied for SSDI?

If SSDI grants you solely for your established SC disabilities, and VA is aware of the SSA/SSDI  findings ,  that is excellent evidence for TDIU.

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hi Berta

im in the hudson valley area and my RO is in NYC ,should i wait and see the paperwork when it hits my house to any ref to TDIU

i did not apply yet for ssdi, i just retired out of work in the VA as a Mason last august and i have not been able to work at all, the knees and back prevent me from doing

any masonary work.standing walking a distance etc.

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It would be great if ,when you get the decision, that you could scan and attach it here- Cover your C file # and name prior to scanning it.

 

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Go to ebenefits and look under payments.

They could have the deposit amounts.

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I will  do Berta,shoud  have it any day,the case was closed last sunday,i already got the retro in the bank,only a months retro but still something

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