Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric condition, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160489


Citation Nr: 18160489 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-20 987 DATE: December 26, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric condition, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran had active service from August 1968 to February 1970. His period of service included service…

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A rating in excess of 10 percent for the low back disorder; low back disability; neuropathy of the right lower extremity; neuropathy of the left lower extremity; low back disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160490


Citation Nr: 18160490 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 14-43 499 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A rating in excess of 10 percent for the low back disorder is denied. Service connection for arthritis, to include as secondary to the service-connected low back disability, is denied. Service connection for neuropathy of the right…

Increased evaluation for residuals of a fracture of the distal end of the right second metacarpal; right ear hearing loss; hemorrhoids [DENIED]; hiatal hernia [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160491


Citation Nr: 18160491 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 10-19 306 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an increased evaluation for residuals of a fracture of the distal end of the right second metacarpal, rated as noncompensably disabling prior to May 15, 2017, and 10 percent disabling thereafter is denied. Entitlement to…

Entitlement to non-service connected pension [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160492


Citation Nr: 18160492 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-05 771 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to non-service connected pension is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran is not shown to have had any active service during a period of war. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for basic eligibility for VA nonservice-connected…

On August 30, 2018, the Board was notified that the appellant died in August 2018 [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160493


Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 14-13 010 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The appeal is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT On August 30, 2018, the Board was notified that the appellant died in August 2018. CONCLUSION OF LAW Due to the death of the appellant, the Board has no jurisdiction to adjudicate the…

Disability of the thoracic muscle group manifested by episodes of shortness of breath secondary to the service-connected thoracolumbar spine disability; allergic rhinitis [ GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160494


Citation Nr: 18160494 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 11-31 273 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER A separate 10 percent disability rating for a disability of the thoracic muscle group manifested by episodes of shortness of breath secondary to the service-connected thoracolumbar spine disability is granted. A 10 percent disability rating for allergic…

Entitlement to an effective date of June 30, 2012, and no earlier, for the award of service connection for post-operative right shoulder condition [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160495


Citation Nr: 18160495 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-01 583 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date of June 30, 2012, and no earlier, for the award of service connection for post-operative right shoulder condition is granted. FINDING OF FACT 1. The Veteran sustained a shoulder injury during active…

Entitlement to service connection for a low back condition; bilateral upper and lower extremity peripheral neuropathy [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160497


Citation Nr: 18160497 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 12-20 210 DATE: December 28, 2018 REMANDED The issue of entitlement to service connection for a low back condition is remanded. The issue of entitlement to service connection for bilateral upper and lower extremity peripheral neuropathy is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served…

Lymphedema of the left lower extremity; lymphedema of the right lower extremity [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160496


Citation Nr: 18160496 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 10-26 306 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial increased rating in excess of 40 percent for lymphedema of the left lower extremity is denied. Entitlement to an initial increased rating in excess of 40 percent for lymphedema of the right lower…

Entitlement to service connection for a left wrist disability, including post-trauma arthritis; left little finger and hand disability, including post-trauma arthritis [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160498


Citation Nr: 18160498 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 13-08 579 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a left wrist disability, including post-trauma arthritis, is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for a left little finger and hand disability, including post-trauma arthritis, is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served…