Benign prostatic hypertrophy [DENIED], Service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1760261


Citation Nr: 1760261 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-07 394A ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Atlanta, Georgia THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for benign prostatic hypertrophy. 2. Entitlement to an effective date, earlier than December 10, 2010, for the grant…

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Bilateral shin splints [GRANTED]; irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) [GRANTED]; left lower extremity radiculopathy [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1760264


Citation Nr: 1760264 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-09 136A ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Nashville, Tennessee THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a compensable initial rating for bilateral shin splints. 2. Entitlement to a compensable initial rating for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).…

Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1760265


Citation Nr: 1760265 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 16-50 014 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Cleveland, Ohio THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss. REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: The American Legion WITNESS AT HEARING ON APPEAL The Veteran ATTORNEY…

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…

Entitlement to an effective date earlier than October 23, 2007 for the award of a total disability evaluation based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1760247


Citation Nr: 1760247 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-16 861 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Milwaukee, Wisconsin THE ISSUE Entitlement to an effective date earlier than October 23, 2007 for the award of a total disability evaluation based on individual unemployability due…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) [GRANTED]; Cervical spine disability [DENIED]; Individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1760250


Citation Nr: 1760250 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-07 395 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Nashville, Tennessee THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 30 percent for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 2. Entitlement to restoration of 20 percent…

Disfiguring scar above the left eyebrow; Migraine headaches; Individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU); [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 1760253


Citation Nr: 1760253 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 13-19 772 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in New Orleans, Louisiana THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an increased disability rating for a disfiguring scar above the left eyebrow, currently evaluated at 10 percent. 2. Entitlement…

Heart disability to include anxiety disorder [REMANDED]; 70 percent for anxiety disorder [REMANDED]; Individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1760254


Citation Nr: 1760254 Decision Date: 12/27/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 14-03 721 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for a heart disability, to include as secondary to service-connected anxiety disorder. 2. Entitlement to an initial…

Service connection for degenerative joint disease of the bilateral knees [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1761152


Citation Nr: 1761152 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-34 043 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Regional Office (RO) in Waco, Texas THE ISSUE Entitlement to service connection for degenerative joint disease of the bilateral knees. REPRESENTATION Appellant represented by: Texas Veterans Commission WITNESS AT…

Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1761160


Citation Nr: 1761160 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 09-12 205 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Roanoke, Virginia THE ISSUE Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU). REPRESENTATION Veteran represented by: J. Michael Woods, Attorney…