Receiving a remand from the Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA) can seem like a mixed blessing. On the one hand, the Board has not denied the veteran’s claims, allowing you to continue to pursue the case. Yet, on the other, the battle to get a veteran’s entitled benefits continues without any apparent end in sight. One thing is for sure:.
Definition of Sedentary Employment for Claims to Entitlement to a Total Disability Award Based Upon TDIU
No doubt, most veteran representatives have seen the term sedentary employment appear in many rating and Board decisions concerning TDIU claims. The problem is that this term is not self-defining. In its most common usage, sedentary employment means desk-type work, involving mostly sitting. But this general definition is too vague to be of any use to VA adjudicators in deciding.
If you are a Veteran or Veteran Service Officer/Representative and submitted documents to the Veterans Administration supporting a claim between August 1, 2015 through December 21, 2015 your documents may be among those lost. Documents submitted between the above dates to the eBenefits and SEP Claim “Status Document” portals are permanently lost with no hope of recovery, even if you.