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Nov

2018

Veterans file Lawsuit

Mentally Ill Veterans Denied VA Benefits Can Proceed with Class Action Lawsuit

Navy and Marine Corps veterans who developed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following their service in Afghanistan and Iraq can now file suit against the military that has denied them Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits. The decision follows a recent ruling by a senior judge in the U.S. District Court. A detailed Read More

24

Sep

2018

A Vocational Evaluation Can Help Veterans Receive TDIU

Occupational Assessment Services, Inc. (OAS) has recently published an informative video on the nearly 4 million individuals who receive Veteran’s Compensation benefits for “service-connected” disabilities. Such disabilities result from disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service. Many of these veterans are severely disabled and are unable to Read More

06

Mar

2018

The Need for Vocational Experts to Document Total Disability and Individual Unemployability (TDIU) in Veterans’ Disability Cases

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government run military benefit system responsible for administering programs and benefits to Veterans, their families, and survivors.  VA regulations state that “all Veterans who are unable to secure and follow a ‘substantial gainful occupation’ by reason of a service-connected disability Read More

10

Apr

2017

Veterans Disability – Total Disability and Individual Unemployability (TDIU)

Entitlement to TDIU requires evidence of unemployment due to the disability in question and medical evidence that a veteran’s service-connected disability renders him or her totally disabled and unemployable. A Vocational Expert report can assist the veteran and their attorney in documenting Total Disability. The United States Department of Veteran’s Read More