Service connection for chronic lumbar strain with degenerative disc disease (DDD) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132232


Citation Nr: 18132232 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 13-11 070 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Service connection for chronic lumbar strain with degenerative disc disease (DDD) is granted. FINDING OF FACT It is reasonably shown that the Veteran’s low back disability was incurred in service. CONCLUSION OF LAW Service connection for chronic…

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Lumbar spine degenerative disc disease (DDD); lumbar spine DDD; total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132264


Citation Nr: 18132264 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 08-33 751A DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial evaluation in excess of 20 percent prior to August 21, 2017 for lumbar spine degenerative disc disease (DDD) is denied. Entitlement to an initial evaluation in excess of 40 percent from August 21,…

Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for degenerative disc disease (DDD) at T12 to L3 [GRANTED], and compensable rating for gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1749068


Citation Nr: 1749068 Decision Date: 10/31/17 Archive Date: 11/06/17 DOCKET NO. 09-31 136 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in New Orleans, Louisiana THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for degenerative disc disease (DDD) at T12 to L3. 2. Entitlement to an initial compensable…

Entitlement to an Increased Rating in Excess of 20 Percent for a Service-Connected Cervical Spine Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1736727


Citation Nr: 1736727 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 07-31 703 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Waco, Texas THE ISSUE Entitlement to an increased rating in excess of 20 percent for a service-connected cervical spine degenerative disc disease (DDD). REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by:…