Entitlement to service connection for a right hip disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160370


Citation Nr: 18160370 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-22 412 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a right hip disability is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s right hip disorder was the result of willful misconduct. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for service connection for a right hip…

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Head and face trauma; loss of front tooth; [DENIED] low back disability; neck/upper back disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160374


Citation Nr: 18160374 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-01 331 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a head and face trauma is denied. Entitlement to service connection for loss of front tooth for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) compensation purposes is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for…

Cause of the Veteran’s death [DENIED]; Entitlement to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) benefits pursuant to 38 U.S.C. § 1318 [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160375


Citation Nr: 18160375 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 14-28 896 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Service connection for the cause of the Veteran’s death is denied. Entitlement to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) benefits pursuant to 38 U.S.C. § 1318 is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran’s death certificate shows he…

Mechanical low back pain and herniated disc L4-L5 (also claimed as back injury) [REOPENED]; Right shoulder acromioclavicular (AC) joint arthritis; left ankle injury; right ankle injury [DENIED]; Citation Nr: 18160387


Citation Nr: 18160387 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-53 477 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been received, the petition to reopen the claim for service connection for mechanical low back pain and herniated disc L4-L5 (also claimed as back injury) is granted. Service connection for right shoulder…

Bilateral shin splints; lung disorder, to include a disability manifested by shortness of breath; bilateral plantar fasciitis [DENIED]; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160389


Citation Nr: 18160389 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-15 546 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for bilateral shin splints, to include as secondary to the service-connected bilateral plantar fasciitis, is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a lung disorder, to include a disability manifested by shortness of breath,…

Narcolepsy with cataplexy; residuals of shortening of the left lower extremity [GRANTED]; 20 percent for splenectomy [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160390


Citation Nr: 18160390 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-20 180 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for narcolepsy with cataplexy is granted. Entitlement to an initial 10 percent rating, but no higher, from July 18, 2013, for residuals of shortening of the left lower extremity is granted, subject to…

High cholesterol; arthritis; hypertension [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160391


Citation Nr: 18160391 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-05 403 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER 1. Entitlement to service connection for high cholesterol is denied. 2. Entitlement to service connection for arthritis is denied. 3. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension, to include on a secondary basis, is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT…

Entitlement to service connection for residuals of a left eye cataract [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160392


Citation Nr: 18160392 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-52 045 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for residuals of a left eye cataract is denied. FINDING OF FACT The preponderance of the evidence of record is against finding that the Veteran has, or has had at any time during…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Bilateral hearing loss; Entitlement to total disability based individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160394


Citation Nr: 18160394 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 12-14 436A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. Entitlement to a compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss from November 15, 2010 to December 19, 2011, is denied. Entitlement to a 20 percent rating for…

Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss; acquired psychiatric disorder; headache disorder; individual unemployability (TDIU); [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160395


Citation Nr: 18160395 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 10-09 368 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder. Entitlement to service connection for a headache disorder. Entitlement to a total disability rating based…