Are you a veteran who can’t work because of heart disease? You may be eligible for heart disease Individual Unemployability benefits. Woods & Woods offers free VA claim evaluations to veterans wishing to obtain heart disease Individual Unemployability benefits. Just fill out the online contact form or call toll-free (866) 232-5777.
FAQ: Heart Disease Individual Unemployability Benefits
Are there benefits for veterans with heart disease that can’t work? If you are able to service-connect your heart disease and it prevents you from working, you might be eligible to receive Individual Unemployability benefits. These VA Disability benefits are for veterans who can no longer keep or obtain “gainful” employment. When disabilities prevent veterans from working, the Veterans Administration offers monthly compensation.
Who is eligible for Individual Unemployability benefits for heart disease? To receive heart disease Individual Unemployability benefits, you will first have to be able to service-connect your heart disease. Then if your heart disease is disabling enough you will receive Individual Unemployability benefits. You must not have a dishonorable discharge. Veterans who want heart disease Individual Unemployability benefits must also have served active-duty. There are many more eligibility guidelines. If you have questions about your eligibility, give Woods & Woods a call. For free, we can help you figure out if you are eligible.
What is the link between Vietnam War veterans and heart disease? Many Vietnam War veterans were exposed to Agent Orange while serving in the military. Agent Orange disability benefits are available to veterans with heart disease. Study after study has shown that Agent Orange exposure is linked to heart disease. The Veterans Administration allows veterans exposed to Agent Orange that have heart disease to receive Individual Unemployability benefits.
How much do Individual Unemployability benefits for heart disease pay monthly? Veterans with heart disease who are eligible to receive Individual Unemployability benefits can get over $3,400 a month from the Veterans Administration. Many veterans with dependent children and parents are eligible to receive extra monthly compensation in addition to their monthly VA Disability pay.
What are my chances of obtaining Individual Unemployability benefits for heart disease? The Veterans Administration does not set quotas on granting or denying benefits. Each veteran that applies for heart disease Individual Unemployability benefits has their case decided solely up the merits of their own case. If you are denied, do not give up. Many veterans have to appeal after being denied the first time.
I haven’t been in the military for decades, can I still apply? Yes! Many veterans do not develop heart disease for many years after their discharge from the military. There is no deadline to file for heart disease Individual Unemployability benefits after you leave active-duty service.
How To Get Heart Disease Individual Unemployability Benefits
The easiest way to get your heart disease Individual Unemployability benefits claim started is to call Woods & Woods. Our veterans benefits lawyers have helped thousands of veterans and their families. There is never a cost for help with the application. If you are denied, you have the option to hire us for your appeal. You only pay Woods & Woods if you win VA benefits appeal.
Our lawyers have worked on lots of heart disease and Individual Unemployability claims with the Veterans Administration. Our Individual Unemployability lawyers work with doctors throughout many of our clients’ claims to provide medical evidence that your heart disease is service-connected. Our lawyers have an in-depth knowledge of VA law and how heart disease affects your body. We will examine your medical records and see how we can service-connect your other mental and physical impairments.
About Heart Disease VA Disability Benefits
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) believes that 610,000 people in the United States die of heart disease every year. That is about 1 in every 4 deaths.
Heart disease in veterans can lead to many complications. If you are able to link you heart disease to your time in the service, you may also be able to link the complications that are linked to heart disease. The Mayo Clinic has found that heart disease contributes to heart attacks, heart failure, stroke, aneurysm, peripheral artery disease, and sudden cardiac arrest. These serious health problems may prevent veterans from working and therefore, you could be entitled to heart disease Individual Unemployability benefits.
About Individual Unemployability Benefits
Individual Unemployability benefits are strictly for veterans who have employment problems because of disabilities. If your service-connected impairments prevent you from being employable, you may be a candidate for Individual Unemployability benefits. Many veterans who receive Individual Unemployability benefits can get jobs, they just can’t keep them because of their disabilities.
For example, if you have severe headaches because of a Traumatic Brain Injury, you may be entitled to Individual Unemployability if your headaches prevent you from working. Headaches do not occur everyday, but when they do it can prevent you from working. Because you can’t predict when your headaches are going to happen, you may miss lots of important days at work. Eventually you miss so much work because of a disability, you might be considered unemployable.