Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 10 percent for low back disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1754227


Citation Nr: 1754227 Decision Date: 11/28/17 Archive Date: 12/07/17 DOCKET NO. 11-01 049 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Newark, New Jersey THE ISSUE Entitlement to an initial rating in excess of 10 percent for low back disability. REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: Hawaii Office of Veterans…

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Entitlement to an initial rating higher than 40 percent for a low back disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1754162


Citation Nr: 1754162 Decision Date: 11/28/17 Archive Date: 12/07/17 DOCKET NO. 11-33 494 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg, Florida THE ISSUE Entitlement to an initial rating higher than 40 percent for a low back disability. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: The American Legion ATTORNEY…

Judicial Review that the BVA Decision for Denial of Back Pain Disability is [AFFIRMED]. Case # 16-3658


Designated for electronic publication only UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR VETERANS CLAIMS No. 16-3658 MICHAEL E. BROWN, APPELLANT, V. DAVID J. SHULKIN, M.D., SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, APPELLEE. Before DAVIS, Chief Judge. MEMORANDUM DECISION Note: Pursuant to U.S. Vet. App. R. 30(a), this action may not be cited as precedent. DAVIS, Chief Judge: U.S. Marine…

Service-Connection for a Right Wrist Disability is [GRANTED] but Service-Connection for a Back Disability is [DENIED]. Citation Nr: 1736737


Citation Nr: 1736737 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 13-17 742 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Nashville, Tennessee THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for a right wrist disability. 2. Entitlement to service connection for back disability. ORDER Service connection for a…

Entitlement to Service Connection for a Low Back Disability, Diagnosed as Lumbar Spine Strain and Disc Bulge, is [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1736743


Citation Nr: 1736743 Decision Date: 08/21/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 14-33 343 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Houston, Texas THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for a low back disability, diagnosed as lumbar spine strain and disc bulge. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Texas Veterans…

Judicial Review for BVA DENIAL of [Total Disability based on Service-Connected Individual Unemployability TDIU & PTSD] [AFFIRMED] [DISMISSED]Case # No. 16-2375


Designated for electronic publication only UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR VETERANS CLAIMS No. 16-2375 DALE E. WINGO, APPELLANT, V. DAVID J. SHULKIN, M.D., SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, APPELLEE. Before TOTH, Judge. MEMORANDUM DECISION Note: Pursuant to U.S. Vet. App. R. 30(a), this action may not be cited as precedent. TOTH, Judge: Dale E. Wingo…

Increase Rating for Schizophrenia & Paranoid [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1736744


Citation Nr: 1736744 Decision Date: 08/28/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 09-16 286 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Boston, Massachusetts THE ISSUE 1. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 50 percent for schizophrenia, paranoid type, prior to March 22, 2012. 2. Entitlement to…

Lower Back Disability [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1736745


Citation Nr: 1736745 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 14-20 574 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Louis, Missouri THE ISSUES 1. Whether new and material evidence has been presented to reopen a claim seeking service connection for a lower back disability. 2.…