Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) is [DENIED]; Citation Nr: 18131286


Citation Nr: 18131286 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 16-32 590 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to a total disability rating based on individual unemployability (TDIU) is denied. FINDING OF FACT The Veteran’s service-connected disabilities do not preclude substantially gainful employment. CONCLUSION OF LAW The criteria for a TDIU have not been…

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Tenosynovitis; middle finger; right hand; right knee instability; anterior cruciate ligament repair, right knee; left/right wrist carpal tunnel syndrome; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131285


Citation Nr: 18131285 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 16-01 121 DATE: August 31, 2018 ISSUES 1. Evaluation of tenosynovitis, middle finger; right hand; currently assigned a noncompensable rating. 2. Evaluation of right knee instability status post anterior cruciate ligament repair, currently evaluated as 20 percent disabling. 3. Evaluation of status post anterior…

Entitlement to service connection for multiple myeloma (claimed as bone cancer); high blood pressure; residuals of a right eye injury [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131287


Citation Nr: 18131287 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 17-10 210 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for multiple myeloma (claimed as bone cancer) is denied. Entitlement to service connection for high blood pressure is denied. Entitlement to service connection for residuals of a right eye injury is denied. FINDINGS…

Tinnitus; acquired psychiatric disorder; right knee disorder; [GRANTED]; hypertension; chest pain; right shoulder & right wrist disorder; tension headaches; cervical disorder; [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131288


Citation Nr: 18131288 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 18-11 209 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for tinnitus is granted. Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder is granted. Entitlement to service connection for a right knee disorder is granted. Entitlement to service connection for chest pain…

Acquired psychiatric disorder, diagnosed as unspecified depressive disorder [GRANTED]; traumatic brain injury (TBI), headaches and mild cognitive impairment with memory loss [GRANTED]; Citation Nr: 18131289


Citation Nr: 18131289 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-38 094 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder, diagnosed as unspecified depressive disorder, is granted. Service connection for residuals of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), to include headaches and mild cognitive impairment with memory loss, is granted. FINDINGS…

Symptom complex consistent with CFS, exposure to environmental hazards of the Persian Gulf War [GRANTED]; headaches [GRANTED]; cervical spine condition [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131290


Citation Nr: 18131290 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-42 672A DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been received; the claim of entitlement to service connection for symptom complex consistent with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), to include as due to exposure to environmental hazards of the Persian Gulf War,…

Entitlement to an effective date earlier than June 22, 2012, for the grant of a total disability rating for bipolar disorder is [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18131291


Citation Nr: 18131291 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 16-04 823 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an effective date earlier than June 22, 2012, for the grant of a total disability rating for bipolar disorder is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT 1. VA denied a disability rating in excess of 10 percent…

Entitlement to service connection for a left knee disability; back disability; left eye disability [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131292


Citation Nr: 18131292 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 10-22 344A DATE: August 31, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for a left knee disability is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for a back disability is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for a left eye disability is remanded. REASONS FOR REMAND The Veteran…

Acquired psychiatric disorder; & compensable rating prior to June 16, 2011, and in excess of 10 percent thereafter, for spondylosis, lumbar spine [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131293


Citation Nr: 18131293 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-42 629 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been received; the claim of entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder is reopened. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder is remanded. Entitlement to a compensable…

An effective date earlier than July 26, 2010, for the award of service connection for left ankle sprain is [DENIED], Service connection for sleep apnea is [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18131294


Citation Nr: 18131294 Decision Date: 08/31/18 Archive Date: 08/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-40 041 DATE: August 31, 2018 ORDER An effective date earlier than July 26, 2010, for the award of service connection for left ankle sprain is denied. REMANDED Service connection for sleep apnea is remanded. FINDINGS OF FACT The Veteran filed an original claim…