Service Connection for Congenital Hammertoes; Bilateral Leg Disability & Bilateral Hip Disability [DECEASED] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1829828


Citation Nr: 1829828 Decision Date: 08/29/18 Archive Date: 09/05/18 DOCKET NO. 16-60 510 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina THE ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been submitted to reopen claim of entitlement for service connection for congenital hammertoes. 2. Whether…

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Clear and Unmistakable Error (CUE) based on BVA’s Decision that did not Adjudicate a Claim of Entitlement to Service Connection for Prostate Cancer [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1829829


Citation Nr: 1829829 Decision Date: 08/29/18 Archive Date: 09/05/18 DOCKET NO. 15-26 545 ) DATE ) ) THE ISSUE Whether there was clear and unmistakable error (CUE) in a December 19, 2014 Board of Veterans' Appeals (Board) decision that did not adjudicate a claim of entitlement to service connection for prostate cancer. REPRESENTATION Moving party…

Psoriatic Scalp Dermatitis; Pseudofolliculitis Barbae; [REMANDED] Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), to Include Symptoms of Depression [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1829830


Citation Nr: 1829830 Decision Date: 08/29/18 Archive Date: 09/05/18 DOCKET NO. 15-46 003 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Los Angeles, California THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an increased rating greater than 10 percent for service-connected psoriatic scalp dermatitis. 2. Entitlement to a compensable evaluation for…

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Initially Evaluated as 10 Percent Disabling and as Zero Percent Disabling (Noncompensable) from July 29, 2016 [WITHDRAWN] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1829831


Citation Nr: 1829831 Decision Date: 08/29/18 Archive Date: 09/05/18 DOCKET NO. 16-05 404 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office (RO) in Lincoln, Nebraska THE ISSUE Entitlement to higher ratings for traumatic brain injury (TBI), initially evaluated as 10 percent disabling from November 28, 2014, to July…

Entitlement to a Rating in Excess of 70 Percent for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) [WITHDRAWN] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1829832


Citation Nr: 1829832 Decision Date: 08/29/18 Archive Date: 09/05/18 DOCKET NO. 18-16 421 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the decision of the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Oakland, California THE ISSUE Entitlement to a rating in excess of 70 percent for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: J. Michael…

Entitlement to an Initial Compensable Rating for Bilateral Hearing Loss [DECEASED] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1829833


Citation Nr: 1829833 Decision Date: 08/23/18 Archive Date: 09/05/18 DOCKET NO. 16-21 209 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Houston, Texas THE ISSUE Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Texas Veterans Commission ATTORNEY FOR THE BOARD J. T.…

Reduced Payments based on Status of Incarcerated Felon; (TDIU); Low Back Disability; Left Lower Extremity Radiculopathy; Right Lower Extremity Radiculopathy [DECEASED] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1829835


Citation Nr: 1829835 Decision Date: 08/29/18 Archive Date: 09/05/18 DOCKET NO. 08-19 233 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg, Florida THE ISSUES 1. The propriety of reduced payments for the Veteran's service-connected disability based on his status as an incarcerated felon. 2. Entitlement to…

Entitlement to Service Connection for Multiple Sclerosis is [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18900001


Citation Nr: 18900001 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 180709-3 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for multiple sclerosis is granted. FINDING OF FACT Resolving reasonable doubt in the Veteran’s favor, her multiple sclerosis manifested to a compensable degree within seven years of her separation from service and is not…

Service Connection for a Low Back Disability, a Left Shoulder Disability, a Left Elbow Disability, a Right Hand Disability, and Bilateral Plantar Fasciitis; to this Extent Only [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18900003


Citation Nr: 18900003 Decision Date: 08/15/18 Archive Date: 08/15/18 DOCKET NO. 180628-44 DATE: August 15, 2018 ORDER New and relevant evidence has been received, sufficient to readjudicate the claims of entitlement to service connection for a low back disability, a left shoulder disability, a left elbow disability, a right hand disability, and bilateral plantar fasciitis;…

Entitlement to Service Connection for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Due to Clear and Unmistakable Error Citation [DENIED] Nr: 18900002


Citation Nr: 18900002 Decision Date: 08/15/18 Archive Date: 08/15/18 DOCKET NO. 180720-51 DATE: August 15, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date prior to April 13, 2009, for entitlement to service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to clear and unmistakable error in a February 2010 rating decision, is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1.…