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Received VA disability in error?


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I received a check from the US Treasury for $40,011.29. However my va disability claim is still processing and I’ve never been rated ever. 

it is typed out to my name and address and says:

VA COMPENSATION - 12/01/19 - 12/31-19

it looks just like this check attached. 
Is this some kind of error/mistake? 

 

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I received a check from the US Treasury for $40,011.29. However my va disability claim is still processing and I’ve never been rated ever.  it is typed out to my name and address and says: V

I am certain the VA did not look at my latest evidence package due to timing of receiving this check.  If needing to appeal, can I re submit this packet and just name it something else?

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Have you ever set up direct deposit? If so, they woUldnt  send you a check. Your claim could be done and they haven't notified you yet. The money often comes before the decision. 

 

Best case, take it to a bank and they can verify it for .you

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Check Ebenefits. Disabilities will tell  you what they approved. This sounds like back pay for a 100% 12-14 months give or take dependents etc. If you dont think its right, call peggy....800-827-1000

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I just checked my ebenefits and found this attached so it is confirmed that they actually sent it to me...

HOWEVER Upon VA tracker my VA still says it is under evidence gathering and review and decision. AND, I still have a few other C&p exams to go to. 

 

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They dont always need C and Ps for claims. Might Not have updated Ebenefits all the way yet. At least you know the check is correct.

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