Mechanical low back pain and herniated disc L4-L5 (also claimed as back injury) [REOPENED]; Right shoulder acromioclavicular (AC) joint arthritis; left ankle injury; right ankle injury [DENIED]; Citation Nr: 18160387


Citation Nr: 18160387 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-53 477 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER New and material evidence having been received, the petition to reopen the claim for service connection for mechanical low back pain and herniated disc L4-L5 (also claimed as back injury) is granted. Service connection for right shoulder…

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Bilateral tinnitus [GRANTED]; bilateral pressure induced otalgia; acquired psychiatric disorder, to include anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160388


Citation Nr: 18160388 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-63 800 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Service connection for bilateral tinnitus is granted. REMANDED The issue of entitlement to service connection for bilateral pressure induced otalgia is remanded. The issue of entitlement to an acquired psychiatric disorder, to include anxiety disorder and major…

Bilateral shin splints; lung disorder, to include a disability manifested by shortness of breath; bilateral plantar fasciitis [DENIED]; individual unemployability (TDIU) [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160389


Citation Nr: 18160389 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-15 546 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for bilateral shin splints, to include as secondary to the service-connected bilateral plantar fasciitis, is denied. Entitlement to service connection for a lung disorder, to include a disability manifested by shortness of breath,…

Narcolepsy with cataplexy; residuals of shortening of the left lower extremity [GRANTED]; 20 percent for splenectomy [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160390


Citation Nr: 18160390 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 15-20 180 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for narcolepsy with cataplexy is granted. Entitlement to an initial 10 percent rating, but no higher, from July 18, 2013, for residuals of shortening of the left lower extremity is granted, subject to…

High cholesterol; arthritis; hypertension [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160391


Citation Nr: 18160391 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 17-05 403 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER 1. Entitlement to service connection for high cholesterol is denied. 2. Entitlement to service connection for arthritis is denied. 3. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension, to include on a secondary basis, is denied. FINDINGS OF FACT…

Entitlement to service connection for residuals of a left eye cataract [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160392


Citation Nr: 18160392 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-52 045 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for residuals of a left eye cataract is denied. FINDING OF FACT The preponderance of the evidence of record is against finding that the Veteran has, or has had at any time during…

Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral eye disorder [DENIED]; memory loss; acquired psychiatric disorder; depression and generalized anxiety; [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160393


Citation Nr: 18160393 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 10-20 695 DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for a bilateral eye disorder is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for memory loss, to include as secondary to service-connected soft tissue injury with laceration of the scalp is remanded. Entitlement to…

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Bilateral hearing loss; Entitlement to total disability based individual unemployability (TDIU) [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160394


Citation Nr: 18160394 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 12-14 436A DATE: December 27, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is denied. Entitlement to a compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss from November 15, 2010 to December 19, 2011, is denied. Entitlement to a 20 percent rating for…

Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss; acquired psychiatric disorder; headache disorder; individual unemployability (TDIU); [DENIED] Citation Nr: 18160395


Citation Nr: 18160395 Decision Date: 12/26/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 10-09 368 DATE: December 26, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to an initial compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss is denied. REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for an acquired psychiatric disorder. Entitlement to service connection for a headache disorder. Entitlement to a total disability rating based…

Hearing condition; hypertension; right knee condition; brain condition; acquired psychiatric condition [REMANDED] Citation Nr: 18160396


Citation Nr: 18160396 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 16-24 483 DATE: December 27, 2018 REMANDED Entitlement to service connection for hearing condition is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for hypertension is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for right knee condition, claimed as weak right knee, is remanded. Entitlement to service connection for…