VA Unemployability is for veterans that have problems keeping or getting jobs. If you need advice on obtaining VA Unemployability, call our veterans benefits lawyers. We never charge for a claim evaluation. For free, we will help you decide what benefits are available to you. Just fill out the online contact form or call toll-free (866) 232-5777.
Who is eligible for VA Unemployability benefits?
- You must be a veteran
- You must have at least one service connected disability rated at least at 60%, OR
- Two or more service connected disabilities at least one disability ratable at 40 percent or more with a combined rating of 70 percent or more.
- You must be unable to maintain substantially gainful employment as a result of service-connected disabilities (marginal employment, such as odd jobs, is not considered substantial gainful employment for VA purposes).
What are VA Unemployability benefits?
According to Reuters News, about 17.3% of veterans are unemployed. VA Unemployability benefits can help veterans that can’t work. If your mental or physical impairment keeps you from being able to work, you may be able to receive VA Unemployability benefits.
VA Unemployability are monthly benefits for veterans who can no longer obtain or keep gainful employment. VA Unemployability is also known as Total Disability Individual Unemployability (TDIU).
How much do VA Unemployability benefits pay?
Some veterans are currently receiving over $2,900 a month from the Veterans Administration in disability payments. The amount the Veterans Administration will pay you monthly depends on the severity of your mental and physical conditions. If you are eligible for VA Unemployability payments, you may also be able to receive money for dependents. Disabled veterans with dependent children and parents can receive extra monthly compensation on top of their disability payments.
What if I was denied VA Unemployability benefits?
If you were recently denied your VA Unemployability benefits you may have the option to appeal. You only have one year to appeal from the date the Veterans Administration made a decision. If you have let your appeal period collapse you will have to submit a new application for VA Unemployability benefits. Appealing a VA disability decision can be hard to do on your own and we highly suggest you contact our unemployability benefit lawyers for help.
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What conditions qualify me for VA Benefits?
Physical and mental impairments that were caused by your active-duty service will be eligible for unemployability benefits. Veterans on average file eight to nine ailments on their VA Benefits application. Many veterans are under the impression that your impairment had to be caused while serving abroad; that is plain wrong. If your injury occurred on a military base, you may be eligible for VA Benefits.
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Is it hard to get VA Unemployability benefits?
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, there are around 573,000 veterans that are unemployed. Because the Veterans Administration is overloaded and has trouble processing VA claims, we highly suggest you hire a veterans disability lawyer. Some veterans get stuck appealing denials and low ratings for years because they keep submitting the wrong evidence or don’t get doctors reports. A veterans disability lawyer can help you through the unemployability claim process and will submit the evidence needed to prove your claim.
Why call Woods & Woods VA Unemployability lawyers?
Since 1985, Woods & Woods has fought for disabled people. We have worked with thousands upon thousands of veterans and their families. We will fight the Veterans Administration for you. Our team of lawyers, doctors, psychologists, vocational experts, case managers, and paralegals work together to help win your unemployability benefits. For help fill out the online contact form or call toll-free (866) 232-5777.