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 Benefits:
How do you qualify for TDIU or IU? First, you need to have at least one service-connected disability rated at 60 percent or more. If you have more than one service-connected disability, at least one must be rated at least 40 percent, and your combined rating must be at 70 percent. The VA must also consider your educational and occupational history when determining whether your disabilities prevent you from working. Even if you are not considered 100 percent disabled, you may be paid at the 100 percent rate on the basis of Total Disability Based on Individual Unemployability.
If you or a loved one qualifies for TDIU or IU, and you need help with the application process, please call Berry Law today at (888) 883-2483 for a free consultation.
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