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@  vet201060 : (26 August 2014 - 11:41 PM) Damn Post It Notes
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@  Asiadaug : (26 August 2014 - 07:46 PM) I Have Yet To Deal With Any Piece Of Va That Isn't A Dysfunctional Mess...ebenefits, Claim Filing, Billing...and To Think Our Tax Dollars Are Used To Perpetuate That Calamity!
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@  vet201060 : (26 August 2014 - 10:00 AM) Went From Pending Decision Approval To Review Of Evidence Today, I Need To Stop Looking At It. Drives You Crazy Waiting
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@  coriemboh : (25 August 2014 - 08:56 PM) I Just Want To Know Ballpark Figure Of How Much Longer My Claim Will Take. The Bills Are Piling Up. Adds To My Anxiety And Depression. Sure Wish I Could Tell Bill Collectors The Same Things Va Tells Me!
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@  coriemboh : (25 August 2014 - 11:16 AM) Called The 800 # To Check Status Of Claim. Really Frustrated With The Lack Of Information.
@  vet201060 : (25 August 2014 - 10:12 AM) Just Checked Ebenefits And Claim Was Pending Decision Approval And Then Checked Few Minutes After That And Now Prep For Decision. Drives Me Crazy
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I Got It 100% Tdiu P&t


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#1 MarWar75

 
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Posted 07 August 2012 - 01:05 PM

Whoo Hoo I got it 100% TDIU P&T. Took 14 months from start to finish. Thank you everyone for all the info and support.

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#2 jbasser

 
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Posted 07 August 2012 - 01:25 PM

That is great.

Enjoy it.

Basser

#3 Pete53

 
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Posted 07 August 2012 - 03:22 PM

Congrats very happy for you. As much as I complain about VAMC and VARO they are good at paying and some of the programs they offer are big help.

Enjoy your benefits you earned them.

#4 midnight340

 
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Posted 07 August 2012 - 05:23 PM

Congratulations!!!!!

My claim took 17 months for same result.... I kept trying to remember that even if they do screw up 30% of the time (or whatever percentage), that the rest of the time they DO get it right.

Way to go. You deserve it!!!

#5 StreetWalker

 
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Posted 07 August 2012 - 08:01 PM

Congratulations!

Which RO?

#6 MarWar75

 
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Posted 07 August 2012 - 08:42 PM

Thank You All, I don't think it has sunk in yet. My claim was at the Los Angeles RO.

#7 carlie

 
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Posted 07 August 2012 - 10:51 PM

Big congrats.
Please update your profile.
Check out additional federal and state benefits.
Spend wisely

#8 Notorious Kelly

 
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 07:13 AM

Bravo MarWar - we're doin the happy dance for ya! Posted Image

#9 trailblazer

 
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 03:20 PM

Got a brown envelope today. 50% for PTSD and that put me at 90%. I still have two claims pending, one for depression and one forTDIU. Thanks hadit members for all your help. I could never have got this far without it. Would a moderator change my disability rating, please. For those of you still working your claims, never give up.

#10 PainterBK

 
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Posted 10 August 2012 - 04:12 AM

Awesome News MarWar !!!
Congrats & Enjoy. Thanks for your service.
Bob K

#11 MarWar75

 
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Posted 10 August 2012 - 07:35 AM

Got my white envelope in the mail went from 70% to 90%. I guess when they did my C&P exam for TDIU they increased some of my other compensations.

#12 DOMINIPINO

 
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Posted 11 August 2012 - 08:07 AM

sweet congrats marwar!

#13 DOMINIPINO

 
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Posted 11 August 2012 - 08:10 AM

Got my white envelope in the mail went from 70% to 90%. I guess when they did my C&P exam for TDIU they increased some of my other compensations.


sorry i'm new to this still....so congrats all the same but do you have 70, 90, or 100% now?

#14 lostinthailand

 
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Posted 09 April 2013 - 11:17 PM

Congrats! I'm just starting my own TDIU claim. Do you have any advice on building a winning case? I'm in the middle of filling out Form 21-8940.

 

I'm a bit concerned because, since I lost my last job in 2011, I haven't applied for another a full-time job. Just some short-term consulting gigs. Also, the full-time job I lost in 2011 was at a company I started and still own. (I had to hire a manager as my replacement)

 

The only evidence I have is a statement from my Thai doctor saying I'm not able to work due to my disabilities and the fact that I haven't had a full-time job in a few years. The statement is a strong one though. 

 

Do you mind if ask what other evidence you provided?

 

Also, did you specifically ask for or in some way claim P&T?

 

Thanks!

 

LIT


Edited by lostinthailand, 09 April 2013 - 11:18 PM.


#15 rpowell01

 
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Posted 11 April 2013 - 08:28 AM

MarWar congrats you have earned every bit of that...

 

lostinthailand....Any letter from a doctor usually holds more weight. Make sure you send in a copy of that with your claim form 21-8940. Also you said you own a company but you had to quit working because of your disabilities? And you hire a manager to take your place? Since you are the owner of the company I don't know how the VA is going to be able to send a form to your employer to fill out because this would be a conflict of interest...They probably won't send it because I don't think they sent one to my last employer, who knows I have medically retired because of my service connected disabilities. This will be a hard case. Maybe JBasser can give you some tips on this.



#16 carlie

 
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Posted 11 April 2013 - 10:47 AM

lost,

Please start a topic for your info and questions,

as this was a success story being shared.

 

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