10 percent for tinnitus [DENIED]; low back disability; heart disability; hypertension; bilateral sensorineural hearing loss; hemorrhoids [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18123929


Citation Nr: 18123929 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 14-32 272 DATE: August 7, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for tinnitus is denied. REMANDED Service connection for a low back disability is remanded. Service connection for a heart disability is remanded. Service connection for hypertension is…

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Hypertension [DENIED] [DISMISSED]; heart disability as secondary to service-connected hypertension [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132344


Citation Nr: 18132344 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 15-32 173 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER The appeal of the claim of entitlement to an initial evaluation in excess of 10 percent for hypertension is dismissed. Entitlement to an earlier effective date prior to July 26, 2011 for the grant of service connection…

100 percent for service-connected heart disability is [GRANTED] from the earlier effective date of January 22, 2008, resolving both the increased rating issue and the effective date issue Citation Nr: 18124061


Citation Nr: 18124061 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 09-27 879 DATE: August 7, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial disability rating of 100 percent for service-connected heart disability is granted from the earlier effective date of January 22, 2008 (resolving both the increased rating issue and the effective date issue concerning the…

Entitlement to service connection for a heart disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1829779


Citation Nr: 1829779 Decision Date: 08/06/18 Archive Date: 08/17/18 DOCKET NO. 12-17 201 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Cleveland, Ohio THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for a heart disability. REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: Daniel F. Smith, Attorney ATTORNEY FOR THE BOARD R. Gandhi, Associate…

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…

Diabetes mellitus, type 2, [DENED]; Heart disability [DENIED]; Service connection for a respiratory disability [DENIED]; and throat cancer [DENIED]; and all others [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1755122


Citation Nr: 1755122 Decision Date: 11/05/17 Archive Date: 12/07/17 DOCKET NO. 15-07 943 ) ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office (RO) THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus, type 2, to include as due to herbicide exposure. 2. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired…

Petition to reopen a claim for entitlement to service connection for a right shoulder disability [GRANTED]; Service connection for a heart disability [DENIED]; right shoulder disorder [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1755123


Citation Nr: 1755123 Decision Date: 11/06/17 Archive Date: 12/07/17 DOCKET NO. 13-34 241 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania THE ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been received to reopen a claim for entitlement to service connection for a right shoulder disability,…

Coronary artery disease with cardiomyopathy, status-post myocardial infarction (heart disability), to include as secondary to service-connected cold injury residuals [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1648520


Citation Nr: 1648520 Decision Date: 12/29/16 Archive Date: 01/06/17 DOCKET NO. 14-02 862 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Albuquerque, New Mexico THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for coronary artery disease with cardiomyopathy, status-post myocardial infarction (heart disability), to include as secondary to service-connected cold…