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TDIU chances?



Hi everyone, I was just looking for some insight for tdiu and my chances of being approved for it.

Back story: 9 year Marine Corps infantry veteran with 4 deploynents. Honorably discharged. Since the last 2 years since I've been out, I've worked and lost 3 jobs due to my insomnia and anxiety. I'm on multiple medications, I've lost my car and been evicted cause my employment had been unstable. I was hospitalized for a week due to suicidal ideation. I'm currently at 80%, 70 combat ptsd w/major deprseeion, anxiety and insomnia, 10 gerd, 10 tinnitus and 10 patellformal knee pain syndrome. I've submitted was approved for hardship and expedition and I attended all CP exams and turned in every form the VA requested from my employers for employment verification. I've been unemployed since July and homeless since June. This is my timeline so for... 5/31 intent to file 8/19 submitted claim for tdiu and hardship 9/3 Gathering of evidence 10/1 CP exam for ptsd 10/10 CP exams for everything else 10/24 preparation for decision

I feel like I've done everything my vso and VA has asked and required me to do and submit. As I wait patiently what is some insight or advice for IU for anyone who has gone through the process. Thanks in advance

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with what you mention you have a good chance at the TDIU P&T. 

if you can't work due to all your service connected conditions.

You now must play their waiting game and wait patiently for  your decision? be sure to check your EED (early effective dates) for retro.

...Personally I think you will get the IU...Not so sure on the P&T its just my opinion that you will.

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