Residuals of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); special monthly compensation (SMC) based on the need for aid and attendance and/or being housebound [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160413


Citation Nr: 18160413 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-19 670 DATE: December 26, 2018 REMANDED The claim of entitlement to service connection for residuals of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is remanded. The claim of entitlement to special monthly compensation (SMC) based on the need for aid and attendance and/or being housebound…

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Residuals of surgery for a throat condition; individual unemployability (TDIU) on an extraschedular basis; special monthly compensation (SMC) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160517


Citation Nr: 18160517 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 09-07 664 DATE: December 26, 2018 REMANDED 1. Entitlement to an initial rating higher than 10 percent for residuals of surgery for a throat condition is remanded. 2. Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) on an extraschedular basis, prior…

Prostate cancer; erectile dysfunction; special monthly compensation (SMC); residuals prostate cancer; erectile dysfunction [DENIED; individual unemployability (TDIU) (DEA) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154181


Citation Nr: 18154181 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 16-46 959 DATE: November 29, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date earlier than May 7, 2010 for the grant of service connection for prostate cancer is denied. Entitlement to an effective date earlier than May 7, 2010 for the grant of service connection…

Depression; special monthly compensation (SMC); individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18154187


Citation Nr: 18154187 Decision Date: 11/29/18 Archive Date: 11/29/18 DOCKET NO. 13-12 715 DATE: November 29, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to higher staged initial ratings for depression, not otherwise specified, rated as 50 percent disabling prior to March 26, 2014, and as 70 percent disabling from March 26, 2014, is remanded. Entitlement to special monthly compensation…

10 percent for limited motion of the left knee; excess of 10 percent for instability of the left knee; (SMC) based on the need for regular aid and attendance, or at the housebound rate [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18123970


Citation Nr: 18123970 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 16-07 921 DATE: August 3, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to a disability rating in excess of 10 percent for limited motion of the left knee is remanded. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 10 percent for instability of the left knee is…

30% for Ischemic Heart Disease [DENIED], but from September 9, 1996 to September 8, 1997 [GRANTED], Subsequent Claim [DENIED]; (SMC); Specially Adapted Housing [DENIED] Citation Nr: 1829834


Citation Nr: 1829834 Decision Date: 08/27/18 Archive Date: 09/05/18 DOCKET NO. 14-20 996 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in St. Petersburg, Florida THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 30 percent for ischemic heart disease. 2. Entitlement to special monthly compensation…

A 100 Percent Schedular Rating is [GRANTED] for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) is [GRANTED] at the Housebound Rate under 38 U.S.C. § 1114(s) Citation Nr: 18900007


Citation Nr: 18900007 Decision Date: 08/15/18 Archive Date: 08/15/18 DOCKET NO. 180515-28 DATE: August 15, 2018 ORDER A 100 percent schedular rating is granted for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Special monthly compensation (SMC) is granted at the housebound rate under 38 U.S.C. § 1114(s). FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The evidence is at least in equipoise…

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) [GRANTED], Erectile Dysfunction Associated with PTSD, [GRANTED], Special Monthly Compensation (SMC) [GRANTED], Sleep Apnea [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18900009


Citation Nr: 18900009 Decision Date: 08/15/18 Archive Date: 08/15/18 DOCKET NO. 180629-46 DATE: August 15, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date of April 28, 2017, for the award of a 70 percent rating for service-connected posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), is granted. Entitlement to an effective date of April 28, 2017, for the award of…

Heart disorder, claimed as heart murmur, skin disorder manifested by rashes, cervical spine disorder, special monthly compensation (SMC), [DENIED] and individual unemployability (TDIU) [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 1761193


Citation Nr: 1761193 Decision Date: 12/29/17 Archive Date: 01/02/18 DOCKET NO. 15-18 570 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Muskogee, Oklahoma THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension. 2. Entitlement to service connection for a heart disorder, claimed as heart murmur. 3. Entitlement to…

Bilateral hearing loss disability; heart disorder, ischemic heart disease and residuals of a myocardial infarction; left arm shrapnel scar, rated as noncompensable [DENIED], all others [REMINDED] Citation Nr: 1754167


Citation Nr: 1754167 Decision Date: 11/28/17 Archive Date: 12/07/17 DOCKET NO. 06-10 031 ) DATE ) ) On appeal from the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Detroit, Michigan THE ISSUES 1. Entitlement to a total disability rating for individual unemployability due to service-connected disabilities (TDIU), prior to September 27, 2012. 2. Entitlement to…