Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric condition, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160489


Citation Nr: 18160489 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-20 987 DATE: December 26, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric condition, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran had active service from August 1968 to February 1970. His period of service included service…

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Muscle loss, Fatigue; burn scars of the left shoulder; hernia scar [DENIED]; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and gastritis; lumbar spine disorder; PTSD; TDIU [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160530


Citation Nr: 18160530 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 09-26 987 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Service connection for muscle loss, to include as due to an undiagnosed illness, is denied. Service connection for fatigue, to include as due to an undiagnosed illness, is denied. An initial compensable evaluation for burn scars of…

A compensable evaluation for left ear hearing loss; 10 percent for tinnitus; 50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160534


Citation Nr: 18160534 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-00 904 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER A compensable evaluation for left ear hearing loss is denied. An evaluation in excess of 10 percent for tinnitus is denied. An evaluation in excess of 50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. Entitlement to…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) prior to February 16, 2010 [DENIED]; (PTSD) prior to April 20, 2015 [GRANTED]; individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160537


Citation Nr: 18160537 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-55 147 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an earlier effective date prior to February 16, 2010, for the grant of service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is denied. Entitlement to a rating of 70 percent for PTSD for the prior to…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); hypertension; headache disability [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160540


Citation Nr: 18160540 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-10 147 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER The appeal to reopen a service connection claim for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is granted. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a headache disability is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service…

Bilateral hearing loss [DENIED]; Hepatitis C [REMANDED]; erectile dysfunction (ED), to include as secondary to service-connected (PTSD); PTSD; (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160545


Citation Nr: 18160545 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-37 296 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER As new and material evidence sufficient to reopen the previously denied claim for service connection for a hepatitis C has been received, the application to reopen is granted. Entitlement to a compensable rating for service-connected bilateral hearing…

(PTSD) [GRANTED]; (TDIU) [GRANTED]; lumbar spine disorder; heart condition, including hypertension and ischemic heart disease; left below knee amputation with callosity stump [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160546


Citation Nr: 18160546 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-41 589 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been received, the claim of service connection for a lumbar spine disorder is reopened, and to that extent the appeal is granted. Service connection for tinnitus is granted. A 70 percent evaluation,…

Service connection for a Left-hand disorder; right-hand disorder; posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160552


Citation Nr: 18160552 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 17-02 024 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Service connection for a left-hand disorder is denied. Service connection for a right-hand disorder is denied. Service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran has no current left-hand disorder. 2.…

Lumbar L4-L5 disc degeneration; acquired psychiatric disorder; (PTSD); bipolar disorder; unspecified depressive and alcohol-related disorder [DISMISSED] Citation Nr: 18160555


Citation Nr: 18160555 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-41 580 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for lumbar L4-L5 disc degeneration is dismissed. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, unspecified depressive disorder, and unspecified alcohol-related disorder (also claimed…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) to include on an extra-schedular basis [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160559


Citation Nr: 18160559 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/27/18 DOCKET NO. 16-46 344 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED The claim of entitlement to an initial disability rating greater than 50 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is remanded. The claim of entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) due to service-connected…