Entitlement to a rating in excess of 40 percent for prostate cancer residuals [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761147


Citation Nr: 1761147 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 12-31 824 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma THE ISSUE Entitlement to a rating in excess of 40 percent for prostate cancer residuals. REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: Disabled American Veterans WITNESS AT HEARING…

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Hammertoes of the left/right foot, multiple noncompensable service-connected disabilities pursuant to 38 C.F.R. § 3.324, individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761148


Citation Nr: 1761148 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 11-10 522 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 10 percent for hammertoes of the left foot. 2. Entitlement to an…

Benign tumor of the third ventricle (“brain tumor”), stroke/chronic imbalance, SMC based on housebound status and/or the need for the regular aid/attendance of another [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761150


Citation Nr: 1761150 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-38 783A ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg, Florida THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a rating in excess of 20 percent for a benign tumor of the third ventricle ("brain tumor"). 2. Entitlement…

Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761149


Citation Nr: 1761149 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 17-55 862 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Hartford, Connecticut THE ISSUE Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Disabled American Veterans ATTORNEY FOR THE BOARD Jasmin C.…

Entitlement to service connection for residuals of a right foot injury [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761151


Citation Nr: 1761151 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 08-28 234 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Roanoke, Virginia THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for residuals of a right foot injury. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: The American Legion WITNESS AT HEARING ON APPEAL…

Service connection for degenerative joint disease of the bilateral knees [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1761152


Citation Nr: 1761152 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-34 043 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office (RO) in Waco, Texas THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for degenerative joint disease of the bilateral knees. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Texas Veterans Commission WITNESS AT…

Eye disorder diagnosed as horizontal diplopia [GRANTED], 38 U.S.C.A. § 1151 for a cognitive disorder [DENIED], 38 U.S.C.A. § 1151 for eye problems other than horizontal diplopia [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761153


Citation Nr: 1761153 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 11-18 102 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg, Florida THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for an eye disorder. 2. Entitlement to compensation under 38 U.S.C.A. § 1151 for a cognitive disorder…

Entitlement to an effective date earlier than December 30, 2010, for the grant of aid and attendance allowance for the Veteran’s surviving spouse, for accrued benefits purposes [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761154


Citation Nr: 1761154 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 11-32 398 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Manila, the Republic of the Philippines THE ISSUE Entitlement to an effective date earlier than December 30, 2010, for the grant of aid and attendance allowance for…

The termination of VA pension benefits was proper, and the overpayment in the amount of $44,170.00, was validly created Citation Nr: 1761155


Citation Nr: 1761155 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 15-35 092 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin THE ISSUE Whether the overpayment of VA pension benefits in the amount of $44,170.00, was validly created. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: The American Legion ATTORNEY…

Entitlement to service connection for strain and arthritis of the left knee (a left knee disability), including as secondary to the service-connected back disability [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1761156


Citation Nr: 1761156 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 15-22 547 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Indianapolis, Indiana THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for strain and arthritis of the left knee (a left knee disability), including as secondary to the service-connected back…