Lumbar myositis and spasm; degenerative lumbar disc disease; L4-L5 disc herniation; bilateral hearing loss; tinnitus; hemochromatosis [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124057


Citation Nr: 18124057 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 16-62 864 DATE: August 7, 2018 ORDER The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for lumbar myositis and spasm, degenerative lumbar disc disease, L4-L5 disc herniation, claimed as a back disability is granted. The application to reopen the claim of…

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Right knee arthritis [DISMISSED]; diabetes mellitus, type II; sleep apnea, including as secondary to diabetes mellitus [DENIED]; tinnitus [GRANTED]; bilateral hearing loss & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124058


Citation Nr: 18124058 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-10 806 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to a claim for entitlement to service connection for right knee arthritis is dismissed. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus, type II, as due to exposure to herbicides, is denied. Entitlement to service…

Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132349


Citation Nr: 18132349 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 13-21 699 DATE: September 6, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from January 1968 to December 1970, with service in Vietnam. This matter is before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board)…

Right central facial palsy, residual of cerebrovascular accident, currently noncompensable; aphasia; right lower extremity sciatic nerve disability [DENIED]; bilateral hearing loss; tinnitus [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132350


Citation Nr: 18132350 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 16-02 384 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER An increased rating for right central facial palsy, residual of cerebrovascular accident, currently noncompensable, is denied. An increased rating for aphasia, residual of cerebrovascular accident, currently 10 percent, is denied. An increased rating for right lower extremity…

Left foot disability; vision disorder; bilateral hearing loss; headaches; right foot disability; bilateral upper/lower extremity disability to include radiculopathy and neuropathy; respiratory disability; (PTSD) & OTHERS [DENIED]; left foot disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132353


Citation Nr: 18132353 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 15-14 228 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date earlier than January 15, 2013, for the grant of service connection for a left foot disability is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a vision disorder is denied. Entitlement to service connection…

Initial disability rating for bilateral hearing loss, from December 18, 1989, and a rating in excess of 20 percent from December 16, 2014, on an extraschedular basis [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132362


Citation Nr: 18132362 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 11-08 906A DATE: September 6, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to a compensable, initial disability rating for bilateral hearing loss, from December 18, 1989, and a rating in excess of 20 percent from December 16, 2014, on an extraschedular basis. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served…

Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss is [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18124080


Citation Nr: 18124080 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 13-20 205 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss is granted. FINDING OF FACT Resolving reasonable doubt in favor of the Veteran, he has a current bilateral hearing loss disability for VA compensation purposes that is related to…

Increased rating for left shoulder disability, currently evaluated as 20 percent disabling [DENIED]; increased (compensable) rating for service-connected bilateral hearing loss [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132385


Citation Nr: 18132385 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 13-13 660 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a higher initial rating for a service-connected left shoulder disability, currently evaluated as 20 percent disabling, is denied. Entitlement to an increased (compensable) rating for service-connected bilateral hearing loss is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1.…

As new and material evidence has not been received to reopen the claim for service connection for bilateral hearing loss and service connection for tinnitus, the claim to reopen [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18139641


Citation Nr: 18139641 Decision Date: 09/28/18 Archive Date: 09/28/18 DOCKET NO. 16-18 459 DATE: September 28, 2018 ORDER As new and material evidence has not been received to reopen the claim for service connection for bilateral hearing loss, the claim to reopen is denied. As new and material evidence has not been received to reopen…

Entitlement to service connection for right wrist condition; right hand and thumb condition [WITHDRAWN]; bilateral hearing loss; hypertension; degenerative joint disease (DJD); right/left knee; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18139649


Citation Nr: 18139649 Decision Date: 09/28/18 Archive Date: 09/28/18 DOCKET NO. 15-02 128 DATE: September 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for right wrist condition is withdrawn. Entitlement to service connection for right hand and thumb condition is withdrawn. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss is remanded. Entitlement to service connection…