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Atlanta Total Disability & Individual Unemployability (TDIU) Lawyer

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You have gone above and beyond to serve and protect our country. Then, you come home to discover that your service-related disability is holding you back from getting a job and keeping it. As a result, you may qualify for total disability and individual unemployability benefits. In other words, you can get the same disability benefits as a veteran who has a 100% disability rating due to your inability to secure employment because of service-connected injuries or diseases.

Benefits include health care coverage and monetary compensation, and you must file a claim to know if you’re eligible. Your claim should include the following evidence to prove that your service-related disability is preventing you from maintaining a steady job:

  • VA or private medical and hospital records on your claimed illnesses or injuries, or that demonstrate your rated disability has worsened
  • Supporting statements from family members, friends, clergy members, law enforcement officials, or those you served with that can describe your claimed condition, how and when it happened, or how it got worse
  • Documents revealing your work and education history

There are many instances in which a veteran is denied TDIU benefits due to a minor issue or processing mistakes on behalf of VA. It is unacceptable to us. You selflessly fought for our country, now its time we fight for you.

Thus, our Atlanta TDIU attorney can help you navigate this complex process as efficiently as possible, as we know how to handle every step and anticipate potential issues to best prevent them. Reach out to us online or call (404) 467-9017 to learn more.

How to Qualify for Total Disability & Individual Unemployability

Your disability rating does not need to be 100%, but the VA can compensate and offer benefits to you as if it were. Even though you’re not 100% disabled, your disability is enough to prevent you from holding down a steady job. Thus, if you meet both of the following requirements, you may be entitled to TDIU benefits:

  • You have at least one service-connected disability rated at 60% or more disabling, or two or more service-connected disabilities with at least one rated at 40% or more disabling and a combined rating of 70% or more
  • You can't hold down a steady job that supports you financially (known as substantially gainful employment) because of your service-connected disability. Odd jobs like marginal employment don't count.

Why You Need Our Atlanta TDIU Attorney

You deserve compensation and benefits for your service-connected injury or disease, but unfortunately, Veterans Affairs does not always grant them. This could happen because you didn’t support your claim with adequate evidence, missed a key detail on your application or aren’t deemed eligible, among other reasons.

Luckily, our Atlanta TDIU lawyer is intimately familiar with the process and knows that VA has a history of mistakenly denying claims, meaning we have the key insight and competence you need to successfully file for the compensation and benefits you need to survive. With 40+ years of combined experience, our attorney knows what it takes to help you enjoy the financial security you deserve.

We offer a free consultation to discuss your situation and how we can assist you. Please contact us at (404) 467-9017 now!

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    David A. Stevens

    Partner

    Attorney David Stevens was born and raised in Macon, Georgia. He moved to Atlanta in 1991 and graduated from the Georgia State University College of Law in 2002. During law school, he was active in both the Moot Court Board - serving as Vice President of Appellate Advocacy - and mock trial, participating in several national competitions. He received awards for his academic performance in Research, Writing and Advocacy and Litigation classes. After graduating from law school, David immediately ...
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    Douglas Sullivan

    Partner

    Attorney Douglas Sullivan grew up in a military family where his father had a career in the US Air Force. As an Air Force brat, he developed an interest in military history and has immense respect for those men and women who have served our country. After a life of being transferred to various Air Force bases throughout the United States, Doug obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, double majoring in Political Science and Spanish. He then attended law ...
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    Daphne Sullivan

    Associate

    Daphne Sullivan was born in Washington D.C. into a military family. She was raised in Alabama where she obtained her B.S. in English and graduated with honors from Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated with a Masters of Education with a concentration in English education from the University of North Alabama. She obtained her legal education at Cumberland School of Law. As a law student, she received awards in Legal Research and Writing as well as Criminal Procedure ...
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