Tinnitus; chronic fatigue syndrome; sleep apnea; restless leg syndrome; facial disfigurement with scars; generalized anxiety disorder; short-term memory loss [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160669


Citation Nr: 18160669 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-62 521 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for tinnitus is granted. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for chronic fatigue syndrome is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for sleep apnea is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for restless leg syndrome, to…

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Entitlement to service connection for a psychiatric disorder, to include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and schizoaffective disorder [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160670


Citation Nr: 18160670 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-10 085 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a psychiatric disorder, to include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and schizoaffective disorder is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served in the United States Army on active duty from June 1977 to…

Entitlement to service connection for a cervical spine disorder [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160671


Citation Nr: 18160671 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-03 684 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a cervical spine disorder is denied. FINDING OF FACT The evidence of record is against finding that the Veteran’s cervical spine disorder is related to an in-service event, injury, or disease, to…

Decision by the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Boar) that denied service connection for bilateral deep venous thrombosis (DVT) on the basis of clear and unmistakable error (CUE) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160672


Citation Nr: 18160672 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-40 521A DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER The motion to revise the November 8, 1996 decision by the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Boar) that denied service connection for bilateral deep venous thrombosis (DVT) on the basis of clear and unmistakable error (CUE) is denied.…

Service connection for a psychiatric disability, claimed as a generalized anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder [GRANTED]; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160673


Citation Nr: 18160673 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 10-36 826 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Service connection for a psychiatric disability, claimed as a generalized anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder, is granted. REMANDED The appeal for entitlement to a total rating based on individual unemployability due to service connected disabilities (TDIU)…

Entitlement to service connection for substance abuse [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160674


Citation Nr: 18160674 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-06 776 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for substance abuse is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s substance abuse to include any disorders related to cocaine, alcohol, marijuana, and opiates, was not in the line of duty. CONCLUSION OF LAW…

Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160675


Citation Nr: 18160675 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-24 221 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran has current bilateral sensorineural hearing loss that is considered a disability for VA purposes. 2. The Veteran was exposed to acoustic…

Service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160676


Citation Nr: 18160676 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-04 203 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from July 1965 to July 1968. This matter comes before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board) on appeal from…

Right knee disability, diagnosed as degenerative joint disease [GRANTED]; iatrogenic hematuria; bilateral hearing loss; post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); left knee flexion [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160677


Citation Nr: 18160677 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-63 361 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a right knee disability, diagnosed as degenerative joint disease, is granted. Entitlement to service connection for iatrogenic hematuria is denied. Entitlement to a compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss is denied. Entitlement…

Tinnitus [GRANTED]; cervical spine degenerative disc disease [DISMISSED]; traumatic brain injury (TBI) residuals; bilateral vision disability; sleep disorder; sleep apnea & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160678


Citation Nr: 18160678 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 15-03 851A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for tinnitus is granted. The appeal for entitlement to a rating in excess of 10 percent for cervical spine degenerative disc disease is dismissed. REMANDED The issue of entitlement to service connection for…