Individual unemployability due to service-connected disability (TDIU) [GRANTED]; tinnitus; left ear hearing loss; scar, Cesarean section [DENIED]; sleep apnea [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160563


Citation Nr: 18160563 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-60 397 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disability (TDIU) is granted. Entitlement to an initial evaluation in excess of 10 percent for tinnitus is denied. Entitlement to an initial compensable evaluation…

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Entitlement to service connection for dermatitis [GRANTED]; bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, currently rated as noncompensable [DENIED]; OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154102


Citation Nr: 18154102 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 17-53 178 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for dermatitis is granted. Entitlement to an increased rating for bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, currently rated as noncompensable, is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral shoulder disability is remanded. Entitlement…

Back disability; bilateral hip disability secondary to a back disability; bilateral knee disability; traumatic brain injury (TBI), claimed as a cerebral concussion [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154121


Citation Nr: 18154121 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 15-41 258 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a back disability is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral hip disability secondary to a back disability is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral knee disability is denied.…

Back disability; PN of the bilateral lower extremities [GRANTED]; (PN) of the bilateral upper extremities; bilateral hip disability; knee disability; right leg disability; foot condition; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124090


Citation Nr: 18124090 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 14-25 182A DATE: August 7, 2018 ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for a back disability. 2. Entitlement to service connection for peripheral neuropathy (PN) of the bilateral upper extremities. 3. Entitlement to service connection for PN of the bilateral lower extremities. 4. Entitlement…

Bilateral knee disability, status post arthroscopic surgery [DENIED]; cardiac disability, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia; (APD); DJD of the sacroiliac joint and lumbar spine [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18139632


Citation Nr: 18139632 Decision Date: 09/28/18 Archive Date: 09/28/18 DOCKET NO. 16-26 224 DATE: September 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for bilateral knee disability, status post arthroscopic surgery, is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a cardiac disability, to include paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired…

Entitlement to service connection for bilateral knee disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131221


Citation Nr: 18131221 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 14-16 668 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for bilateral knee disability is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran’s service treatment records are negative for complaints of the knees. 2. The earliest post service evidence of a knee disability is…

Low back; bilateral knee disability; excess of 30% for plantar fasciitis with arthritis of both feet [DENIED]; right ankle; eye; bilateral wrist disability; hypertension; left first (big) toe [REMANDED]; Citation Nr: 18131232


Citation Nr: 18131232 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-28 951 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a low back disability is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral knee disability is denied. Entitlement to an evaluation in excess of 30 percent for plantar fasciitis with degenerative arthritis…

Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral knee disability, also claimed as “runner’s knee” [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761209


Citation Nr: 1761209 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-16 443 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Indianapolis, Indiana THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral knee disability, also claimed as "runner's knee." REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Disabled American Veterans ATTORNEY FOR…

Bilateral hearing loss [DENIED], heart disability [DENIED], bilateral knee disability, bilateral ankle disability [REMANDED], and bilateral hand disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1754173


Citation Nr: 1754173 Decision Date: 11/28/17 Archive Date: 12/07/17 DOCKET NO. 12-14 690 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a compensable disability rating prior to June 2, 2015, and to a disability rating greater than 20 percent from June…

Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss [GRANTED], and Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral knee disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1648495


Citation Nr: 1648495 Decision Date: 12/29/16 Archive Date: 01/06/17 DOCKET NO. 09-40 537 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Houston, Texas THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss. 2. Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral knee disability. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by:…