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Jim's Mailbag
February 26, 2021
Can a veteran be rated 100% Permanent and Total (P & T) and also receive individual unemployment?
Jim's Mailbag
February 26, 2021
Is there a centralized VA facility that covers everything VA has to offer?
Jim's Mailbag
February 25, 2021
What, if any, benefits pass from the veteran to spouse after death.
Jim's Mailbag
February 24, 2021
Who to contact if veterans are being harassed by private companies?
Jim's Mailbag
February 24, 2021
What ratings are there for Ulcerative Colitis?
Jim's Mailbag
February 23, 2021
Confused by some VA legal language. What does "The failure to obtain etiology opinion in this case is a pre-decisional duty to assist error" mean?
Jim's Mailbag
February 22, 2021
Can a cancer rating ever be permanent?
Jim's Mailbag
February 22, 2021
What can be done if a secondary condition is denied?
Jim's Mailbag
February 21, 2021
How long does CHAMPVA usually take to get?
Jim's Mailbag
February 21, 2021
Can I get retroactive payment for when my cancer was active even if I filed after cancer treatment?
Jim's Mailbag
February 20, 2021
Does VA Care cover an injury sustained 50 years ago?
Jim's Mailbag
February 19, 2021
Question: Is VA compensation rating classified as an income and can it be counted as income for rent by your landlord? I was under the impression it is not a countable income.   Jim's Reply: Of course VA disability is income. What else would it be? VA disability payments are not taxable but otherwise it's just money and everyone will count it…
Jim's Mailbag
February 18, 2021
Is there a time when a temporary cancer rating will become permanent?
Jim's Mailbag
February 17, 2021
Is taxable money taken from an IRA account considered money from "gainful employment" for TDIU purposes?
Jim's Mailbag
February 17, 2021
Is there any way to change spousal support that was ordered over 25 years ago?
Jim's Mailbag
February 15, 2021
How does being arrested and put in jail affect VA Benefits?
Jim's Mailbag
February 12, 2021
What benefits does someone get after receiving a 100% unemployability rating?
Jim's Mailbag
February 12, 2021
Does having a Vietnam Service Medal prove a veteran was on the ground in Vietnam?
Jim's Mailbag
February 12, 2021
If a veteran had cancer and can't work even after treatment, should they file for TDIU or wait to see that the VA does?
Jim's Mailbag
February 10, 2021
Does a veteran's list of disabilities have to be static to receive a 100% permanent rating?