Entitlement to service connection for lower back disability; sciatic nerve disability, right lower extremity [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160658


Citation Nr: 18160658 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 18-27 576 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for lower back disability is denied. Entitlement to service connection for sciatic nerve disability, right lower extremity is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The appellant is ineligible for VA benefits for the period…

Entitlement to Service connection for a lower back disability [GRANTED]; Service connection for hypertension [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132291


Citation Nr: 18132291 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 15-35 079 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Service connection for a lower back disability is granted. Service connection for hypertension is granted. REMANDED Service connection for a bilateral lower extremity neurologic condition is remanded. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran has a diagnosis of…

Rating higher than 20 percent, on both a schedular and extraschedular basis, for a lower back disability; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132297


Citation Nr: 18132297 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 96-03 025 DATE: September 6, 2018 REMANDED The claim seeking entitlement to a disability rating higher than 20 percent, on both a schedular and extraschedular basis, for a lower back disability is remanded. The claim seeking entitlement to a total disability rating based on…

Entitlement to service connection for a lower back disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18124082


Citation Nr: 18124082 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 14-24 863 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a lower back disability is denied. FINDING OF FACT 1. Although the evidence documents lower back pain due to a motor vehicle accident prior to entering active service, confirmed by the Veteran’s…

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…

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…