What Is Individual Unemployability

Individual Unemployability

What is Individual Unemployability (IU)? Individual Unemployability (IU) is a part of VA’s disability compensation program.  This program allows the VA to pay certain Veterans compensation at the 100% rate.  Veterans can get benefits even though VA has not rated their service-connected disabilities at the 100% level. What  Are The Eligibility Criteria For Individual Unemployability? …

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Toxic Exposure at Fort McClellan

Toxic Exposure at Fort McClellan

VA Benefits for Toxic Exposure at Fort McClellan Learn about VA Benefits for Toxic Exposure at Fort McClellan. For some reason, the Veterans Administration is typically reluctant to approve benefits in toxic exposure cases. Agent Orange is a good example. Over 50 years after the military stopped using this dangerous herbicide, many Veterans are still …

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Special Monthly Compensation

Special Monthly Compensation

What is Special Monthly Compensation (SMC)? Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) is a higher rate of compensation paid to Veterans due to special circumstances.  Like the need of aid and attendance by another person.  Or by specific disability.  Such as a loss of use of one hand or leg. What Qualifies For Special Monthly Compensation  Loss, …

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Asbestos Exposure and VA Benefits

Asbestos Exposure and VA Benefits

About Asbestos Exposure and VA Benefits This article answers questions about asbestos exposure and VA benefits the may be available if you have a related illness. If you are a Veteran and you served in any of the following occupations you may have been exposed to asbestos: mining milling shipyard work insulation work demolition of …

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What Is Individual Unemployability

Individual Unemployability

What is Individual Unemployability (IU)? Individual Unemployability (IU) is a part of VA’s disability compensation program.  This program allows the VA to pay certain Veterans compensation at the 100% rate.  Veterans can get benefits even though VA has not rated their service-connected disabilities at the 100% level. What is the eligibility criteria for Individual Unemployability? …

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Combat-Related Special Compensation

Combat-Related Special Compensation

What is Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) In December 2002, Congress enacted The Combat-Related Special Compensation (CRSC) program.  This program restores military retired pay to eligible retired veterans with combat-related injuries. Before CRSC, retired veterans with disabilities waived their regular retired pay to receive Veterans Administration (VA) disability compensation. This particular system was unique to military …

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