Apply For TDIU

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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Total Disability for Individual Unemployability

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

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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TDIU Extraschedular Claim

TDIU Extraschedular Claim

TDIU Extraschedular Claim Under 38 CFR 4.16(b) What is a TDIU Extraschedular Claim Under 38 CFR 4.16(b)? While the Veterans Administration can be rather good at assessing disability ratings, there are a number of situations that do not fit neatly into numerical categories. For example, a Veteran might sustain a leg injury which causes a …

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TDIU Benefits plus odd jobs

TDIU Benefits Plus Odd Jobs

TDIU Benefits Plus Odd Jobs Incomes Can a veteran be disqualified for collecting TDIU Benefits plus odd jobs incomes? Many disabled Veterans do whatever they can to make ends meet. Often, their physical or mental disabilities prevent them from working a traditional 9-to-5 job. They may not even be able to work a steady part-time …

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What Does Unemployable Mean

What Does Unemployable Mean

What Does Unemployable Mean to the VA? Let’s break this down so you are clear on what does unemployable mean to the VA. As the name implies, Total Disability due to Individual Unemployability (TDIU) has two basic prongs. Veterans must establish both prongs in order to obtain TDIU benefits. “Total Disability” is not synonymous with …

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Win TDIU Claims

Win TDIU Claims

Three Helpful Categories of Evidence to Win TDIU Claims If your application for VA disability benefits was denied, you still have legal options. You can still win TDIU claims. Generally,  disability benefits are available if the Veteran meets a certain set of medical and other criteria. However, as the name implies, Total Disability Due to …

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TDIU Eligibility

TDIU Eligibility

TDIU Eligibility Based on Marginal Employment and Protected/Sheltered Work Environments Are you concerned about your TDIU eligibility? For the most part, every VA disability claimant wants a 100% disability rating, but these ratings are hard to obtain. The claims examiner does not simply add all the claimant’s health issues together and arrive at a figure. …

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