Inquiry Routing & Information System (IRIS)
Search filters applied
Will The Service Member Ever Have To File More Than One Claim?
Published 08/13/2012 07:27 AM | Updated 08/13/2012 10:23 AMWill The Service Member Ever Have To File More Than One Claim?
Yes. There are certain situations when the member will have to file more than one claim.
- For losses such as coma or traumatic brain injury, the TSGLI benefit is payable in $25,000 increments on the 15th, 30th, 60th, and 90th consecutive days of the member's inability to carry out activities of daily living. A separate claim for TSGLI must be filed at each time interval. For example, if a Servicemember suffers a traumatic injury that leaves him in a coma, a claim for TSGLI should be filed after the 15th consecutive day of the member being in a coma for which $25,000 is payable. If the member remains in a coma for 30 days after the traumatic injury, another claim should be submitted and another $25,000 will be paid.