Left leg pain; right leg pain [DENIED]; migraine headaches to include allergic rhinitis [GRANTED]; allergic rhinitis [DENIED]; acquired psychiatric disorder; adjustment disorder; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154193


Citation Nr: 18154193 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 17-36 164A DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Service connection for left leg pain is denied. Service connection for right leg pain is denied. Service connection for migraine headaches, to include as secondary to the service-connected allergic rhinitis, is granted. From April 29, 2016, an…

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) [DENIED]; left/right shoulder disability; upper/lower back disability; left-hand disability & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154196


Citation Nr: 18154196 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 15-42 504A DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection for an upper back disability. New and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection…

The claim for service connection for stroke/carotid artery disease, to include as secondary to the service-connected diabetes mellitus [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18154197


Citation Nr: 18154197 Decision Date: 11/30/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 14-39 138 DATE: November 30, 2018 ORDER The claim for service connection for stroke/carotid artery disease, to include as secondary to the service-connected diabetes mellitus, is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT On November 8, 2018, prior to the promulgation of a decision in the appeal,…

The appeal concerning entitlement to nonservice-connected pension based on countable income [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18154198


Citation Nr: 18154198 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 15-46 220 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER The appeal concerning entitlement to nonservice-connected pension based on countable income from February 1, 2014 to February 1, 2015 is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT While the appeal was pending, and prior to issuance of a final decision,…

Entitlement to service connection for a low back disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154199


Citation Nr: 18154199 Decision Date: 11/30/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-51 682 DATE: November 30, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a low back disability is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from October 1983 to October 1987. This matter comes before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board) on…

Service connection for bilateral hearing loss; Service connection for tinnitus [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154200


Citation Nr: 18154200 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 17-16 459 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Service connection for bilateral hearing loss is denied. Service connection for tinnitus is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. There is no probative medical evidence that indicates the Veteran has a current diagnosis of bilateral hearing loss. 2.…

Dependent child of Veteran for the purpose of receiving Dependent and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), accrued benefits, and death pension [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154202


Citation Nr: 18154202 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-42 256 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Eligibility of the Appellant as a dependent child of Veteran for the purpose of receiving Dependent and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), accrued benefits, and death pension is denied. FINDING OF FACT 1. The Appellant was born in October…

Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 70 percent for major depressive disorder with psychotic features [DENIED]; TDIU & DEA [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154201


Citation Nr: 18154201 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 10-27 624A DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 70 percent for major depressive disorder with psychotic features is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to an effective date prior to July 18, 2007 for the grant of a total disability…

Entitlement to service connection for right ear hearing loss disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154203


Citation Nr: 18154203 Decision Date: 11/30/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 15-24 713 DATE: November 30, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for right ear hearing loss disability is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran does not have a current right ear hearing loss disability. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for entitlement to service connection…

Entitlement to service connection for a right shoulder injury is [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154204


Citation Nr: 18154204 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 15-25 661 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER The request to reopen the finally disallowed claim of entitlement to service connection for a right shoulder injury is granted. Entitlement to service connection for a right shoulder injury is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. In an…