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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VA TDIU Requirements – Understanding How to Qualify

VA TDIU Requirements – Understanding How to Qualify What are the basic TDIU Requirements? The basic VA disability rating scheme is pretty straightforward: the VA will compensate disabled veterans at a rate based on their level of disability. A ratings-based compensation means a veteran for whom the VA will pay an 80% disability rating more […]

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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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TDIU FORM

TDIU FORM: VA Form 21-4192 Disability is always subjective. A condition that might be disabling in one context might not be disabling in another. That is the main idea of a Total Disability de to Individual Unemployability claim. VA Form 21-4192 either establishes or undermines a Veteran’s contention that they are disabled. It might come […]

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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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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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