How Does the PACT Act Affect TDIU Benefits

How Does the PACT Act Affect TDIU Benefits? The Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxins Act (PACT Act) significantly expanded the number of illnesses presumed to be related to service through toxic exposure, mostly associated with burn pits and Agent Orange. However, the PACT Act did not significantly alter the VA’s disability rating system, […]

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A Guide to VA Disability Benefits for Major Depressive Disorder

A Guide to VA Disability Benefits for Major Depressive Disorder Major Depressive Disorder, or MDD, is the most common mental illness in the United States. It affects over seven million Americans, along with an untold number of friends, family members, and coworkers of these victims. Frequently, MDD co-occurs with other conditions, many of which are […]

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Unemployability

Putting the “U” in TDIU: Proving “Unemployability” in a Total Disability Claim   How to put the “U” in TDIU and prove “Unemployability” in a Total Disability Claim. When a veteran is unable to work but the VA does not rate the veteran 100% disabled in the traditional sense, other ways of reaching totally disabled […]

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Apply For TDIU

Apply For TDIU How Do You Apply For TDIU Benefits? Frequently, the key to obtaining Total Disability due to Individual Unemployability benefits is successfully filling out VA Form 21-8940. It is an application for Individual Unemployability disability benefits for a service-connected condition that prevents you from keeping a steady job. This form has some glaring […]

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