20 percent, but no higher, for left rotator cuff tear status post Mumford acromioplasty with osteoarthritis; [GRANTED] rotator cuff tear; Mumford acromioplast; osteoarthritis [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160327


Citation Nr: 18160327 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 08-07 567 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial rating of 20 percent, but no higher, for left rotator cuff tear status post Mumford acromioplasty with osteoarthritis prior to April 10, 2013, is granted. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 20…

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Entitlement to Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30) education benefits; [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160331


Citation Nr: 18160331 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-29 826 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30) education benefits is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran submitted a November 2013 VA 22-1990 indicating he decided to irrevocably elect Chapter 33 benefits in lieu of Chapter 30…

Gunshot wound to the left calf, Muscle Group XI; [GRANTED]; multiple scars chest, left shoulder, and back of neck; symptomatic scars of the right chest [DENIED]; for a scar of the scalp [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160333


Citation Nr: 18160333 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-01 269 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A disability rating of 20 percent, but no higher, for residuals of a gunshot wound to the left calf, Muscle Group XI, is granted, effective March 10, 2010. A disability rating greater than 10 percent for multiple…

Entitlement to service connection for migraine headaches [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160337


Citation Nr: 18160337 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-51 790 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for migraine headaches is granted. FINDING OF FACT Resolving reasonable doubt in the Veteran’s favor, his current migraine headaches were incurred in active service. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for service connection for…

(PTSD); joint disease; multiple sclerosis (MS); heart disorder; (GERD); [REMANDED] left leg cellulitis; dermatitis of the bilateral thighs; peptic ulcer disease; chronic fatigue syndrome [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160344


Citation Nr: 18160344 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-05 996 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER The petition to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is granted. The petition to reopen a claim of entitlement to service connection for joint disease is granted. The petition to…

Migraine headaches prior to May 9, 2016 [GRANTED]; Sleep apnea; migraine headaches from May 9, 2016; plantar fasciitis of the left foot with calcaneal spurs; & OTHERS [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160347


Citation Nr: 18160347 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 13-09 789 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Service connection for sleep apnea is denied. An initial rating of 10 percent, but no more, for service-connected migraine headaches prior to May 9, 2016 is granted. A rating in excess of 50 percent for service-connected migraine…

Entitlement to an evaluation of 50 percent for service-connected PTSD [GRANTED]; Evaluation in excess of 50 percent for service-connected PTSD [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160349


Citation Nr: 18160349 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-18 714A DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an evaluation of 50 percent for service-connected PTSD is granted. REMANDED Entitlement to an evaluation in excess of 50 percent for service-connected PTSD is remanded. FINDING OF FACT Throughout the appeal period, the Veteran’s PTSD…

An increased 20 percent rating for erectile dysfunction [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160359


Citation Nr: 18160359 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-16 978 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER An increased 20 percent rating for erectile dysfunction is granted. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s erectile dysfunction is manifested by the absence of erectile power and penile deformity. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for an increased 20…

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…

Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) [GRANTED]; Entitlement to a TDIU prior to January 12, 2018 on an extra-schedular basis [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160377


Citation Nr: 18160377 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-26 088 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) is granted, effective January 12, 2018. REMANDED Entitlement to a TDIU prior to January 12, 2018 on an extra-schedular basis is remanded. FINDING OF FACT The…