FAQ Total Disability for Individual Unemployability

FAQ: Total Disability for Individual Unemployability (TDIU or IU) VA Benefits Generally, maximum benefits are available to Veterans who are completely disabled with Total Disability for Individual Unemployability. Their mental or physical disabilities are so egregious that they are essentially housebound. However, many Veterans are eligible for Total Disability Due to Individual Unemployability status. In […]

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FAQ About TDIU

FAQ About TDIU We hope to clear up any misinformation with the FAQ about TDIU. For the most part, the VA disability system is rather objective. Claims Examiners usually look at the Veteran’s diagnosis and symptoms in order to determine the disability rating. Total Disability due to Individual Unemployability (TDIU or IU) is different. These […]

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(IU/TDIU) with Marginal Employment

Individual Unemployability (IU/TDIU) with Marginal Employment Can You Qualify for Individual Unemployability (IU/TDIU) with Marginal Employment? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 20% of all Veterans have a recognized disability. Many of these cases are partial disability matters.  As such, many Veterans believe they are only entitled to partial benefits. With regards to […]

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Individual Unemployability Denials

Top 10 Reasons Lawyers Should Help With Individual Unemployability Denials Appealing Individual Unemployability Denials can be very complicated. We will outline the top 10 benefits you get by consulting an attorney for help. If you have at least one service-connected disability  rated at least at 60%, OR, you have multiple service-connected disabilities, that have a […]

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I Was Denied Individual Unemployability Benefits?

What Should I Do If I Was Denied Individual Unemployability Benefits? What to do if you are denied Individual Unemployability benefits. In a very brief nutshell, if at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again. Oftentimes, especially on an initial application, the VA claims examiner will deny total disability individual unemployability (TDIU) claims. Claims examiners […]

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PTSD and Individual Unemployability Denial

PTSD and Individual Unemployability Denial: How to Win You may be dealing with a PTSD and Individual Unemployability Denial of Claim. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is not a processing disorder or a random accumulation of adverse symptoms. It is a physical injury that is every bit as real as a gunshot wound, broken leg, or […]

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Individual Unemployability While Employed?

Can I file a claim for Individual Unemployability While Employed? It does sound odd to claim for Individual Unemployability while employed. Many veterans ask if they can have a paying job and still file a claim for Individual Unemployability (IU).  Under the VA regulations, if you need to find work while your case is being […]

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