A new VA study provides more insight into the relationship between roadside blasts and the devastating long-term effects of traumatic brain injury. Benjamin Trotter, a VA bio-medical engineer and lead author of the new study, reported that those soldiers who were exposed to roadside bomb explosions are showing signs of brain deterioration at an earlier […]
Archives for August 2015
If a veteran\’s service-connected disabilities preclude him or her from securing a substantially gainful employment, the VA has the authority to pay the veteran at the 100% rate, even if the veteran\’s service-connected disabilities don\’t \”add up\” to 100%. This benefit is called a \”total disability rating based on individual unemployability,\” or a TDIU.