Depression; right hip disorder; left hip disorder; acquired psychiatric disorder diagnosed as major depressive disorder; right/left hip disorder; lumbar spine disability; left ankle disability Citation Nr: 18160381


Citation Nr: 18160381 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-61 919 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for depression is granted. The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for a right hip disorder is granted. The application to reopen…

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Bowel condition; bladder condition; lumbar spine disability; lower left/right extremity radiculopathy; individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED]; OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160420


Citation Nr: 18160420 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 14-25 208A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a bowel condition is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a bladder condition is denied. Entitlement to an increased rating in excess of 40 percent prior to February 1, 2011, for lumbar…

Lumbar spine degenerative disc disease, status post lumbar fusion (lumbar spine disability) AND OTHERS [REOPENED] & [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160506


Citation Nr: 18160506 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-49 762 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been received, the previously, finally denied service connection claim for lumbar spine degenerative disc disease, status post lumbar fusion (lumbar spine disability), is reopened. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a lumbar…

10% prior to December 22, 1997 for a lumbar spine disability [DENIED]; 40 percent, and not higher, from December 22, 1997 to September 12, 2016 for a lumbar spine disability [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160549


Citation Nr: 18160549 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 13-30 855 DATE: December 27, 2018 ISSUE Entitlement to a non-initial disability evaluation in excess of 10 percent prior to November 15, 2017, and in excess of 20 percent from November 15, 2017 for a lumbar spine disability. ORDER Entitlement to an evaluation in…

Individual unemployability due to service-connected disability (TDIU) [GRANTED]; tinnitus; left ear hearing loss; scar, Cesarean section [DENIED]; sleep apnea [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18160563


Citation Nr: 18160563 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-60 397 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disability (TDIU) is granted. Entitlement to an initial evaluation in excess of 10 percent for tinnitus is denied. Entitlement to an initial compensable evaluation…

Entitlement to service connection for dermatitis [GRANTED]; bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, currently rated as noncompensable [DENIED]; OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154102


Citation Nr: 18154102 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 17-53 178 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for dermatitis is granted. Entitlement to an increased rating for bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, currently rated as noncompensable, is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral shoulder disability is remanded. Entitlement…

Left hip disability, claimed as secondary to a service connected lumbar spine disability, and diagnosed as degenerative joint disease; left sciatic nerve neuralgia [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18154109


Citation Nr: 18154109 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-53 310 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a left hip disability, claimed as secondary to a service connected lumbar spine disability, and diagnosed as degenerative joint disease, is denied. Entitlement to a rating greater than 10 percent for left…

10 percent disabling for left foot metatarsalgia; 20 percent, but no higher, for left foot plantar fasciitis; lumbar spine disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154129


Citation Nr: 18154129 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 15-09 845 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been presented, the claim of entitlement to service connection for a lumbar spine disability is reopened. An initial rating in excess of 10 percent disabling for left foot metatarsalgia is denied. An…

Cervical spine disability; thoracic spine disability; lumbar spine disability; left shoulder disability; radiculopathy of the left lower extremity; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154156


Citation Nr: 18154156 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 14-31 537 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been submitted, the claim of entitlement to service connection for a cervical spine disability is reopened. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a cervical spine disability is remanded. Entitlement to service connection…

The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for a lumbar spine disability [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18123926


Citation Nr: 18123926 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 14-18 555 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for a lumbar spine disability is granted. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. Most recently a January 2007 rating decision denied the Veteran’s claim to reopen the claim…