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…

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The discontinuance of the 100 rating for prostate cancer, effective July 1, 2015, was [PROPER]; 60 percent, but no higher, for the residuals of prostate cancer [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18154208


Citation Nr: 18154208 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-14 934 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER PROPER proper. For the period from July 1, 2015, entitlement to a rating of 60 percent, but no higher, for the residuals of prostate cancer is granted, subject to the laws and regulations governing the award of…

Entitlement to service connection for tinnitus; Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18154213


Citation Nr: 18154213 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-44 217 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for tinnitus is granted. Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss is granted. FINDING OF FACT The competent and credible evidence of record supports finding that the Veteran’s tinnitus and bilateral hearing…

Service connection for a depressive disorder [GRANTED]; coronary artery disease (CAD); hypertension; erectile dysfunction; migraine headaches [DENIED]; OTHERS REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154215


Citation Nr: 18154215 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-54 260 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Service connection for a depressive disorder is granted. Service connection for coronary artery disease (CAD) is denied. Service connection for hypertension is denied. Service connection for erectile dysfunction is denied. An initial compensable rating for migraine headaches…

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [GRANTED]; total disability rating based upon individual unemployability (TDIU), to include extraschedular referral [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154217


Citation Nr: 18154217 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-50 610 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a rating greater than 30 percent for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for the period prior to May 2, 2015, is denied. Entitlement to a 50 percent rating for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for the period…

Service connection for a right knee condition [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18154223


Citation Nr: 18154223 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-49 300 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Service connection for a right knee condition is granted. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s right knee condition first manifested during military service. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for establishing entitlement to service connection for a right knee…

Entitlement to service connection for obstructive sleep apnea, to include on a secondary basis [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132206


Citation Nr: 18132206 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 07-28 775 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for obstructive sleep apnea, to include on a secondary basis is granted. FINDING OF FACT Resolving all doubt in his favor, the Veteran’s obstructive sleep apnea is secondary to his service-connected sinusitis with…

Acquired psychiatric disorder, to include depression, as secondary to service-connected degenerative arthritis of the cervical spine [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132210


Citation Nr: 18132210 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 16-04 974 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include depression, as secondary to service-connected degenerative arthritis of the cervical spine, is granted. FINDING OF FACT Resolving all reasonable doubt in favor of the Veteran, his…

Board decision with respect to the grants of service connection for erectile dysfunction and SMC for loss of use of creative organ constitutes an obvious error of fact and law [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18123924


Citation Nr: 18123924 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 12-36 078 DATE: August 6, 2018 ORDER Whether vacatur of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board) July 20, 2017 decision, to the extent that it granted service connection for erectile dysfunction and special monthly compensation (SMC) based on loss of use of creative organ,…

The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for a lumbar spine disability [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18123926


Citation Nr: 18123926 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 14-18 555 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for a lumbar spine disability is granted. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. Most recently a January 2007 rating decision denied the Veteran’s claim to reopen the claim…