Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service-connected disabilities prior to May 29, 2008 [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160507


Citation Nr: 18160507 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 09-08 895 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service-connected disabilities prior to May 29, 2008, is granted. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s service-connected disabilities prevented him from securing or following a substantially…

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Individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service-connected disabilities [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160514


Citation Nr: 18160514 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 08-33 740 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service-connected disabilities is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s service-connected disabilities do not render him unable to secure and following a substantially gainful occupation, considering…

Residuals of surgery for a throat condition; individual unemployability (TDIU) on an extraschedular basis; special monthly compensation (SMC) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160517


Citation Nr: 18160517 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 09-07 664 DATE: December 26, 2018 REMANDED 1. Entitlement to an initial rating higher than 10 percent for residuals of surgery for a throat condition is remanded. 2. Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) on an extraschedular basis, prior…

50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) prior to December 8, 2017; individual unemployability (TDIU) prior to December 8, 2017 [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160526


Citation Nr: 18160526 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 10-17 074 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The appeal of the issues of entitlement to an evaluation in excess of 50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) prior to December 8, 2017, and entitlement to a total rating based on individual unemployability due to…

A compensable evaluation for left ear hearing loss; 10 percent for tinnitus; 50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160534


Citation Nr: 18160534 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-00 904 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER A compensable evaluation for left ear hearing loss is denied. An evaluation in excess of 10 percent for tinnitus is denied. An evaluation in excess of 50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. Entitlement to…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) prior to February 16, 2010 [DENIED]; (PTSD) prior to April 20, 2015 [GRANTED]; individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160537


Citation Nr: 18160537 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-55 147 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an earlier effective date prior to February 16, 2010, for the grant of service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is denied. Entitlement to a rating of 70 percent for PTSD for the prior to…

Bilateral hearing loss; 10% for nephrolithiasis [DENIED]; individual unemployability (TDIU) [GRANTED]; implanted cardiac pacemaker; extraschedular TDIU [REMANDED]; Citation Nr: 18160538


Citation Nr: 18160538 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-62 847 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial compensable disability rating for bilateral hearing loss is denied. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 10 percent for nephrolithiasis is denied. Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual…

Abdominal muscle strain [DISMISSED]; back disability; right knee disability; left knee disability [GRANTED]; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160539


Citation Nr: 18160539 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-11 347 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Service connection for an abdominal muscle strain is dismissed. Service connection for a back disability is granted. Service connection for a right knee disability is granted. Service connection for a left knee disability is granted. REMANDED Entitlement…

A total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160544


Citation Nr: 18160544 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-58 665 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER A total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) is granted. VETERAN’S CONTENTIONS The Veteran contends that his service-connected disabilities, specifically his service-connected bilateral hip condition, preclude him from securing or maintaining substantially gainful employment, entitling him…

70% for Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [DENIED]; individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service connected disabilities [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160553


Citation Nr: 18160553 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-04 515 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER For the rating period prior to May 5, 2015, a rating in excess of 70 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. For the rating period from May 5, 2015 to May 11, 2015, a temporary…