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…

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Entitlement to service connection for an acquired low back disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1736669


Citation Nr: 1736669 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 10-04 777 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Montgomery, Alabama THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for an acquired low back disability. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Disabled American Veterans WITNESS AT HEARING ON APPEAL The…

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 of a Low Back disability, to include as Secondary to a Service-Connected Left Knee Disability, is [DENIED].


Citation Nr: 1736736 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 11-00 188A ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Houston, Texas THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection of a low back disability, to include as secondary to a service-connected left knee disability. REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by:…

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.…