Peripheral Neuropathy of the Left Upper Extremity, to include Diabetes Mellitus Type II [DENIED], and 20 Percent for Peripheral Neuropathy of the Right/Left Lower Extremity [DEMANDED] Citation Nr: 1736560


Citation Nr: 1736560 Decision Date: 08/31/17 Archive Date: 09/06/17 DOCKET NO. 13-11 358 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for peripheral neuropathy of the left upper extremity, to include as secondary to diabetes mellitus type II. 2.…

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Entitlement to a rating in excess of 10 percent for chondromalacia of the right knee [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1760266


Citation Nr: 1760266 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-17 686 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Houston, Texas THE ISSUE Entitlement to a rating in excess of 10 percent for chondromalacia of the right knee. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Texas Veterans Commission WITNESS…

Chronic left knee strain [DENIED]; hearing loss [DENIED]; hip disorder; vertigo & dizziness; right knee disorder; cervical spine disorder; extremity radiculopathy; TDIU [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1760256


Citation Nr: 1760256 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-06 857 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Columbia, South Carolina THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for a chronic left knee strain since March 6, 2014. 2.…

Entitlement to service connection for an eye disorder, to include residuals of an infection of the eyes [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1806346


Citation Nr: 1806346 Decision Date: 01/23/18 Archive Date: 02/07/18 DOCKET NO. 12-06 423 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Reno, Nevada THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for an eye disorder, to include residuals of an infection of the eyes. WITNESSES AT HEARING ON APPEAL Veteran…

Hammertoes of the left/right foot, multiple noncompensable service-connected disabilities pursuant to 38 C.F.R. § 3.324, individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761148


Citation Nr: 1761148 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 11-10 522 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 10 percent for hammertoes of the left foot. 2. Entitlement to an…

Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761149


Citation Nr: 1761149 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 17-55 862 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Hartford, Connecticut THE ISSUE Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Disabled American Veterans ATTORNEY FOR THE BOARD Jasmin C.…

Entitlement to an increased rating for PTSD at any time during the pendency of this claim is denied & service connection for a low back disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761166


Citation Nr: 1761166 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-46 705A DATE THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 30 percent prior to September 17, 2007, in excess of 50 percent from September 17, 2007 to November 3, 2017, and in excess of 70 percent thereafter for posttraumatic stress…

Entitlement to a total rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1761177


Citation Nr: 1761177 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 13-03 883 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Louis, Missouri THE ISSUE Entitlement to a total rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU). REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Veterans of Foreign Wars…

Entitlement to an increased rating for chronic low back strain, currently rated as 20 percent disabling [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 1761186


Citation Nr: 1761186 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 16-20 869 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Des Moines, Iowa THE ISSUE Entitlement to an increased rating for chronic low back strain, currently rated as 20 percent disabling. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: The American…

Varicose veins of the right leg [DENIED]; Varicose veins of the right leg [GRANTED], heart disorder and individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1761192


Citation Nr: 1761192 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 15-16 936 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in San Juan, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for varicose veins of the right leg. 2. Entitlement to service connection for…