38CFR4 Total Disability Ratings §4.15 Total disability ratings. The ability to overcome the handicap of disability varies widely among individuals. The rating, however, is based primarily upon the average impairment in earning capacity, that is, … [Read more...] about 38CFR4 Total Disability Ratings
Individual Unemployability is a part of VA's disability compensation program that allows Veterans Affairs to pay certain Veterans disability compensation at the 100% rate, even though Veterans Affairs has not rated their service-connected … [Read more...] about Individual Unemployability
Today we want to talk to you about individual unemployability and a big mistake we see, and that is the timing of the filing of the paperwork for that. A lot of times what we’ll see is somebody is not working and they’re filing for service connected … [Read more...] about Individual Unemployability – When to File – Hill & Ponton, P.A.
https://www.c-span.org/video/?429945-1/va-secretary-shulkin-testifies-fy-2018-budget Unemployability Excerpt starts at 00:53:03 video CHAIRMAN ISAKSON >I WANT TO TALK ABOUT THE BUDGET FOR A MINUTE IF I MAY. I WANT TO TALK ABOUT THE … [Read more...] about Unemployability Discussed During Fiscal Year 2018 Veterans Affairs Budget Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin testified before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on his agency’s budget request for fiscal year 2018.
VA TL 10-07 below Rescinds VA TL 07-01 | September 14, 2010 | SUBJ: Adjudication of Claims for Total Disability Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU) PURPOSE Our purpose in issuing this training letter is to revise and clarify our policies and … [Read more...] about Total Disability Ratings Based on Individual Unemployability (IU) – VA Training Letter 10-97 Rescinds Training Letter 07-01
I can't work if I'm getting Unemployability, right? No, in fact, unemployability does not always mean that a veteran is not working. The key, however, is that all income earned from employment must be at or below the poverty level, or from a job that … [Read more...] about Can I work and receive TDIU? Yes, in some cases you can.
Back on January 12th, 2017, I won a CUE as well as permanent IU via a decision from a review officer, I won both on the spot. So here it is some 6 weeks later, and I still haven't heard anything. No information on Ebenefits page, no contact from … [Read more...] about How long from decision to notification?
A veteran will receive compensation at the 100% disability rating level if his/her service connected disabilities prevent the veteran from being able to get a job and keep the job. A Total Disability Rating Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU … [Read more...] about Unemployability (IU) Guide from Hill and Ponton
GAO identified various options for revising eligibility requirements and the structure of the Individual Unemployability benefit. Six options focus on eligibility requirements, such as considering additional criteria when determining … [Read more...] about VA Can Better Ensure Unemployability Decisions Are Well Supported
Today, I want to talk to you about a question that a lot of Veterans ask me: If I get a 100% rating, should I continue fighting the Veterans Affairs for benefits? Let’s jump right into the answer. Many Veterans perceive the 100% rating as the end of … [Read more...] about 6 Reasons to Keep Pursuing VA Claims and Appeals – AFTER you reach 100%