Do I Qualify for TDIU?

Do I Qualify for TDIU?

What Is TDIU? For veterans who cannot work due to their service-connected disabilities, Total Disability due to Individual Unemployability (TDIU) might provide some relief. If granted, TDIU grants 100 percent disability benefits to the veteran even if his or her...
Individual Unemployability – How To Qualify

Individual Unemployability – How To Qualify

Individual Unemployability: An Everyday Struggle Many veterans try to work as long as they possibly can, even when suffering from tremendous physical pain and struggling with severe mental health issues. In the case of most disabled veterans who can’t afford not to...

How to Apply for TDIU

In our last two blog posts, we have discussed the requirements for Total Disability based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU), as well as some of the evidence that can help establish your claim. But how do you go about applying for TDIU? You will need to fill out VA...

Unemployability: What If I Just Can’t Work?

In our last post, we discussed what the requirements were for what’s called a “schedular” Total Disability Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU) or Individual Unemployability (IU) rating. Generally speaking, you need at least one service-connected disability...

TDIU – Total Disability Based on Individual Unemployability

If you have service-connected disabilities that prevent you from working, you may be eligible for TDIU or IU (individual unemployability). There are a couple of things to keep in mind when you’re applying for TDIU or IU: Only your service-connected disabilities will...

TDIU & Todd v. McDonald

Evelyn Todd brought argument on behalf of her deceased husband, Robert M. Todd, for entitlement to total disability based on individual unemployability (TDIU) under the theories of both schedular evaluation and extra-schedular evaluation. The Court of Appeals for...