Skin disorder, squamous cell carcinoma, urticarial, rosacea, hives, actinic keratosis; alopecia universalis, contaminated water; headaches; vertigo, alopecia universalis, & Others [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761217


Citation Nr: 1761217 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 12-10 418 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg, Florida THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for a skin disorder, to include residuals of squamous cell carcinoma of the chest, urticarial, rosacea, hives,…

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Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 10 percent from December 11, 2005 to April 18, 2017 and in excess of 20 percent beginning April 19, 2017 for chronic lumbosacral strain [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761218


Citation Nr: 1761218 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-18 840 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Montgomery, Alabama THE ISSUE Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 10 percent from December 11, 2005 to April 18, 2017 and in excess of 20…

Entitlement to service connection for a psychiatric disability other than bipolar disorder, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761219


Citation Nr: 1761219 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 11-16 232 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg, Florida THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for a psychiatric disability other than bipolar disorder, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by:…

Arthritis of the bilateral knees, Osgood-Schlatter’s disease, and arthritis of the bilateral hips, to include as secondary to service-connected Osgood-Schlatter’s disease [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761220


Citation Nr: 1761220 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 11-14 713 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg, Florida THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for arthritis of the bilateral knees, to include as secondary to service-connected Osgood-Schlatter's disease. 2. Entitlement to…

Excess of 50 percent prior to August 29, 2007, for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [GRANTED], and individual unemployability (TDIU) for the period prior to August 29, 2007 [TDIU] Citation Nr: 1761221


Citation Nr: 1761221 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-34 328 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Newark, New Jersey THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 50 percent prior to August 29, 2007, for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 2.…

Whether the appellant has legal entitlement to VA death benefits [ DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761222


Citation Nr: 1761222 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-02 931 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Manila, the Republic of the Philippines THE ISSUE Whether the appellant has legal entitlement to VA death benefits. WITNESSES AT HEARING ON APPEAL Appellant, J.H. and M.H.…

Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 70 percent for service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder with depression (PTSD) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761223


Citation Nr: 1761223 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-49 297 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Des Moines, Iowa THE ISSUE Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 70 percent for service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder with depression (PTSD). REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by:…

Entitlement to service connection for a neck disorder, to include as secondary to the service-connected left knee disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761224


Citation Nr: 1761224 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 08-22 888A ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Waco, Texas THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for a neck disorder, to include as secondary to the service-connected left knee disability. REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: Disabled…

Entitlement to service connection for a right testicle epididymal cyst, claimed as secondary to service-connected skin disability and exposure to herbicides [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761226


Citation Nr: 1761225 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-31 718 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 30 percent from January 18, 2007, through June 7, 2017, for a service-connected migraine…

Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761227


Citation Nr: 1761227 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-19 507 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in San Juan, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico THE ISSUE Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU). ATTORNEY FOR THE…