Vocational Expert in A TDIU Claim

Total Disability on Individual Unemployability: TDIU

Total Disability Based on Individual Unemployability When it comes to a Total Disability Based on Individual Unemployability (TDIU) case. A Vocational Expert is not the only expert who is asked to offer an opinion on a veteran’s disabling condition and his or her ability to work. Medical professionals (e.g., doctors, [...]

2020-12-08T14:16:53-05:00Articles, Blog, Vocational Expert|

The Role of A Vocational Expert in A TDIU Claim

A vocational assessment can provide valuable information for decision-makers regarding Total Disability Individual Unemployability cases, also known as TDIU cases and help answer whether a veteran's service-connected disabilities prevent him or her from securing substantially gainful employment ("SGE"). The Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") defines SGE as "employment that is [...]