Lumbar myositis and spasm; degenerative lumbar disc disease; L4-L5 disc herniation; bilateral hearing loss; tinnitus; hemochromatosis [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124057


Citation Nr: 18124057 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 16-62 864 DATE: August 7, 2018 ORDER The application to reopen the claim of entitlement to service connection for lumbar myositis and spasm, degenerative lumbar disc disease, L4-L5 disc herniation, claimed as a back disability is granted. The application to reopen the claim of…

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Right knee arthritis [DISMISSED]; diabetes mellitus, type II; sleep apnea, including as secondary to diabetes mellitus [DENIED]; tinnitus [GRANTED]; bilateral hearing loss & OTHERS [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124058


Citation Nr: 18124058 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-10 806 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER The appeal as to a claim for entitlement to service connection for right knee arthritis is dismissed. Entitlement to service connection for diabetes mellitus, type II, as due to exposure to herbicides, is denied. Entitlement to service…

Entitlement to service connection for the cause of death is [GRANTED] Citation Nr: 18132348


Citation Nr: 18132348 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 15-14 305A DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for the cause of death is granted. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. The Veteran served in the Republic of Vietnam. 2. The Veteran’s acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is due to the Veteran’s presumptive exposure…

The claim of entitlement to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) under 38 U.S.C. § 1318 [DENIED]; cause of the Veteran’s death [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132347


Citation Nr: 18132347 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 16-12 596 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been received, the claim of entitlement to service connection for cause of the Veteran’s death is reopened The claim of entitlement to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) under 38 U.S.C. § 1318…

The issue of whether the apportionment of the Veteran’s disability compensation in the amount of $750.00 per month is proper [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124059


Citation Nr: 18124059 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 15-07 531 DATE: August 3, 2018 REMANDED The issue of whether the apportionment of the Veteran's disability compensation in the amount of $750.00 per month is proper is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from August 1968 to November 1970.…

Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132349


Citation Nr: 18132349 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 13-21 699 DATE: September 6, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran served on active duty from January 1968 to December 1970, with service in Vietnam. This matter is before the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board)…

Bilateral ankle disorder; lung disorder; scars of the forearm and ankles [DENIED]; (APD) [GRANTED]; heart disorder; ulcers; sleep disorder; hypertension; liver lesions [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18124060


Citation Nr: 18124060 Decision Date: 08/03/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 13-00 953 DATE: August 3, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral ankle disorder is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a lung disorder is denied. Entitlement to service connection for scars of the forearm and ankles is denied. Entitlement to service…

100 percent for service-connected heart disability is [GRANTED] from the earlier effective date of January 22, 2008, resolving both the increased rating issue and the effective date issue Citation Nr: 18124061


Citation Nr: 18124061 Decision Date: 08/07/18 Archive Date: 08/03/18 DOCKET NO. 09-27 879 DATE: August 7, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial disability rating of 100 percent for service-connected heart disability is granted from the earlier effective date of January 22, 2008 (resolving both the increased rating issue and the effective date issue concerning the…

Right central facial palsy, residual of cerebrovascular accident, currently noncompensable; aphasia; right lower extremity sciatic nerve disability [DENIED]; bilateral hearing loss; tinnitus [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18132350


Citation Nr: 18132350 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 16-02 384 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER An increased rating for right central facial palsy, residual of cerebrovascular accident, currently noncompensable, is denied. An increased rating for aphasia, residual of cerebrovascular accident, currently 10 percent, is denied. An increased rating for right lower extremity…

Right arm and hand disability; left arm and hand disability; right shoulder disability; left shoulder disability; cervical spine disability; lumbar spine disability; [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18132351


Citation Nr: 18132351 Decision Date: 09/06/18 Archive Date: 09/06/18 DOCKET NO. 17-12 030 DATE: September 6, 2018 ORDER Compensation under 38 U.S.C. § 1151 for right arm and hand disability is denied. Compensation under 38 U.S.C. § 1151 for left arm and hand disability is denied. Compensation under 38 U.S.C. § 1151 for right shoulder…