Asbestos Exposure and VA Benefits

About Asbestos Exposure and VA Benefits This article answers questions about asbestos exposure and VA benefits the may be available if you have a related illness. If you are a Veteran and you served in any of the following occupations you may have been exposed to asbestos: mining milling shipyard work insulation work demolition of […]

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Individual Unemployability

What is Individual Unemployability (IU)? Individual Unemployability (IU) is a part of VA’s disability compensation program. This program allows the VA to pay certain Veterans compensation at the 100% rate. Veterans can get benefits even though VA has not rated their service-connected disabilities at the 100% level. What is the eligibility criteria for Individual Unemployability? […]

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Combat-Related Special Compensation

What is Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) In December 2002, Congress enacted The Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) program. This program restores military retired pay to eligible retired veterans with combat-related injuries. Before CRSC, retired veterans with disabilities waived their regular retired pay to receive Veterans Administration (VA) disability compensation. This particular system was unique to military […]

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