100% for depressive disorder (dysthymia) prior [GRANTED]; depressive disorder in excess of 50% prior [DENIED]; clear and unmistakable error (CUE) [DENIED]; OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18123948


Citation Nr: 18123948 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 03-05 988 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER 1. A 100 percent rating is granted for the Veteran’s depressive disorder (dysthymia) from February 12, 2016, subject to the regulations governing payment of monetary awards. 2. A rating for depressive disorder in excess of 50 percent…

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Bladder cancer to include on an extraschedular basis; individual unemployability due to service connected disabilities (TDIU); extraschedular basis; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124000


Citation Nr: 18124000 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 13-26 102 DATE: August 3, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 20 percent for bladder cancer prior to September 3, 2014, and in excess of 40 percent prior to December 1, 2014, to include on an extraschedular basis is remanded.…

Traumatic brain injury (TBI); brain aneurysm; psychiatric disorder; to include (PTSD); clear and unmistakable error (CUE) for cervical spine disability [DENIED]; TDIU & OTHERS [REMINDED] Citation Nr: 18132360


Citation Nr: 18132360 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 13-30 999 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for traumatic brain injury (TBI) is denied. Entitlement to service connection for brain aneurysm is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a psychiatric disorder to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. The…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [GRANTED]; Cervical spine disability [DENIED]; Individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1760250


Citation Nr: 1760250 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-07 395 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Nashville, Tennessee THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 30 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 2. Entitlement to restoration of 20 percent…

Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1761160


Citation Nr: 1761160 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-12 205 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Roanoke, Virginia THE ISSUE Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU). REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: J. Michael Woods, Attorney…

Entitlement to a total disability rating based upon individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1761212


Citation Nr: 1761212 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 10-45 047 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Roanoke, Virginia THE ISSUE Entitlement to a total disability rating based upon individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU). REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: Robert Chisholm, Attorney WITNESSES…

Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761227


Citation Nr: 1761227 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-19 507 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in San Juan, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico THE ISSUE Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU). ATTORNEY FOR THE…

Rating for right wrist scarring [DENIED]; and Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1754169


Citation Nr: 1754169 Decision Date: 11/28/17 Archive Date: 12/07/17 DOCKET NO. 12-10 465 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Paul, Minnesota THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for right wrist scarring. 2. Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability…

Vertigo with nausea and vomiting, to include as secondary to service-connected bilateral hearing loss [GRANTED], and individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1755129


Citation Nr: 1755129 Decision Date: 11/30/17 Archive Date: 12/07/17 DOCKET NO. 13-21 881 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office in Portland, Oregon THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for vertigo with nausea and vomiting, to include as secondary to service-connected bilateral hearing loss. 2. Entitlement…

Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) prior to July 19, 2013 [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1749130


Citation Nr: 1749130 Decision Date: 10/31/17 Archive Date: 11/06/17 DOCKET NO. 17-32 090 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Columbia, South Carolina THE ISSUE Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) prior to July 19, 2013. REPRESENTATION Appellant…