Left/right knee degenerative arthritis; depressive disorder [DENIED]; left/right knee degenerative arthritis; depressive disorder, not otherwise specified; (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154186


Citation Nr: 18154186 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 17-22 352A DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date earlier than January 31, 2013, for the grant of entitlement to service connection of left knee degenerative arthritis is denied. Entitlement to an effective date earlier than November 22, 2011, for the…

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Right hip disability; right shoulder strain with degenerative joint disease [DENIED]; right shoulder disability; left knee disability; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154190


Citation Nr: 18154190 Decision Date: 11/30/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 10-36 437 DATE: November 30, 2018 ORDER Service connection for a right hip disability is denied. A disability rating in excess of 20 percent for service-connected right shoulder strain with degenerative joint disease is denied. REMANDED The claim for extension of a temporary total…

Reopening of low back disability [GRANTED]; bilateral hearing loss disability [DENIED]; entitlement to service-connection for low back disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154189


Citation Nr: 18154189 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-30 466 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for a low back disability is granted. The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss disability is denied. REMANDED…

Entitlement to service connection for hypertension [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154194


Citation Nr: 18154194 Decision Date: 11/30/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 15-46 065 DATE: November 30, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for hypertension is denied. FINDING OF FACT The preponderance of the evidence is against finding that the Veteran’s hypertension is etiologically related to his service. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for service connection…

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…

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…

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…