Entitlement to an initial rating higher than 50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160342


Citation Nr: 18160342 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-20 659 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial rating higher than 50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT In December 2018, prior to the promulgation of a decision in the appeal, the Veteran withdrew from appeal…

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Entitlement to a 100 percent rating for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [GRANTED]; individual unemployability due to service-connected disability (TDIU) [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160366


Citation Nr: 18160366 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-57 732 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a 100 percent rating for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is granted, subject to the laws and regulations governing the payment of monetary benefit. The appeal for entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual…

Chronic abdominal pain; liver lesions; kidney lesions; peripheral neuropathy of the left lower extremity; peripheral neuropathy of the right lower extremity; chronic insomnia [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160385


Citation Nr: 18160385 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-06 114 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to service connection for chronic abdominal pain is dismissed. The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to service connection for liver lesions is dismissed. The appeal as to…

Entitlement to an increased rating in excess of 20 percent for residuals of prostate cancer [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160411


Citation Nr: 18160411 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 18-08 886 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an increased rating in excess of 20 percent for residuals of prostate cancer is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT A copy of the Veteran’s death certificate, which is of record, shows that the Veteran died in…

Erectile dysfunction; prostate cancer; special monthly compensation (SMC) at a housebound rate; SMC based on the loss of use of a creative organ [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160470


Citation Nr: 18160470 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-23 077A DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date earlier than December 23, 2013, for the grant of service connection for erectile dysfunction is dismissed. Entitlement to an effective date earlier than December 23, 2013, for the grant of service connection…

Hypertension; diabetes; urinary disability; tinnitus; Reiter’s syndrome of the left ankle with Achilles tendonitis; degenerative arthritis [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160482


Citation Nr: 18160482 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-46 773 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to the claim of whether new and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection for a bilateral eye disability is dismissed due to the Veteran’s death. The…

Entitlement to service connection for hypertension [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160485


Citation Nr: 18160485 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-14 637A DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for hypertension is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT During the November 2017 Board hearing, the Veteran expressed his desire to withdraw from appeal the claim of entitlement to service connection for hypertension. CONCLUSION OF…

On August 30, 2018, the Board was notified that the appellant died in August 2018 [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160493


Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 14-13 010 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The appeal is dismissed. FINDING OF FACT On August 30, 2018, the Board was notified that the appellant died in August 2018. CONCLUSION OF LAW Due to the death of the appellant, the Board has no jurisdiction to adjudicate the…

The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to an initial compensable evaluation for a residual scar of the right forearm under Diagnostic Code 7805 [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160500


Citation Nr: 18160500 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 12-29 439 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to an initial compensable evaluation for a residual scar of the right forearm under Diagnostic Code 7805 is dismissed. REMANDED Entitlement to an initial evaluation in excess of 10…

Headache syndrome; thoracic spine disability; cervical spine disability; right knee disability; left knee disability; right/left lower extremity neurological disorder [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160529


Citation Nr: 18160529 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-02 945 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 30 percent for headache syndrome is dismissed. The appeal as to the issue of entitlement to an initial rating in excess of…