Excess of 20% for degenerative joint disease of the right shoulder; excess of 10% for insomnia prior to Jan. 30, 2018; excess of 30% for anxiety disorder from Jan. 30, 2018; [WITHDRAWN][DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18131231


Citation Nr: 18131231 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-21 833 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER The appeal seeking an initial rating in excess of 20 percent for degenerative joint disease of the right shoulder is dismissed. The appeal seeking an initial rating in excess of 10 percent for insomnia prior to January…

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Excess of 40 percent for status post gunshot wound, retained foreign body, with ankylosis [DISMISSED]; left hip extension; limitation of flexion of the left hip; left hip adduction [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131249


Citation Nr: 18131249 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 18-20 032 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 40 percent for status post gunshot wound, retained foreign body, with ankylosis (previously rated as left knee (formerly evaluated under DC 5257 and 5299-5255)) is dismissed. REMANDED Entitlement to…

Entitlement to service connection for malignant pleural mesothelioma [DECEASED][DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18131270


Citation Nr: 18131270 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 18-34 617 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for malignant pleural mesothelioma is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT In August 2018, while the Veteran’s appeal to the Board was pending, and prior to the issuance of a final decision, VA received notice…

Service connection for degenerative arthritis of the lumbar spine (back condition) is [GRANTED]; bilateral hearing loss [DISMISSED]; respiratory problems [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131284


Citation Nr: 18131284 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 14-11 176A DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for degenerative arthritis of the lumbar spine (back condition) is granted. The appeal seeking entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss is dismissed. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for respiratory problems due…

Tenosynovitis; middle finger; right hand; right knee instability; anterior cruciate ligament repair, right knee; left/right wrist carpal tunnel syndrome; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131285


Citation Nr: 18131285 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 16-01 121 DATE: August 31, 2018 ISSUES 1. Evaluation of tenosynovitis, middle finger; right hand; currently assigned a noncompensable rating. 2. Evaluation of right knee instability status post anterior cruciate ligament repair, currently evaluated as 20 percent disabling. 3. Evaluation of status post anterior…

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); asbestos exposure; [WITHDRAWN] {DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18131305


Citation Nr: 18131305 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 17-45 584 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), to include as due to asbestos exposure, is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT On July 3, 2018, prior to the promulgation of a decision in the appeal, the…

(PTSD); loss of vision; prostate cancer; heart disease and diabetes mellitus; neuropathy arms & legs; erectile dysfunction; skin disorder; hearing loss; lung disorder; [DECEASED] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18131307


Citation Nr: 18131307 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 14-26 765 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER The issues of entitlement to service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and entitlement to service connection for loss of vision are dismissed. The issues of whether new and material evidence has been submitted for the claims…

Right knee disability; degenerative joint disease of the right hip; hemorrhoids; dermatophytosis of the bilateral feet; sarcoidosis [WITHDRAWN] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1829767


Citation Nr: 1829767 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/17/18 DOCKET NO. 14-22 556 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the decision of the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Denver, Colorado THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 10 percent for a right knee disability prior to December 26,…

30% for PTSD, and in excess of 70% for the period from Sept 8, 2014 for PTSD ; lumbar strain with DJD; left/right knee chondromalacia with osteoarthritis [WITHDRAWN] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1829768


Citation Nr: 1829768 Decision Date: 08/01/18 Archive Date: 08/17/18 DOCKET NO. 14-37 593 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Denver, Colorado THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 30 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder for the period on appeal prior to September…

Entitlement to service connection for cancer, to include non-Hodgkins lymphoma [WITHDRAWN] [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1829769


Citation Nr: 1829769 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/17/18 DOCKET NO. 15-06 364 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the decision of the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for cancer, to include non-Hodgkins lymphoma. REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: National Association of County Veterans Service…