Court Wins

Agent Orange

TDIU

PTSD, MST, Mental Health

Ratings

Other Wins

  • CCK Successfully Substituted Sister-in-Law into Case Before Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • Board Erred in Denying Gulf War Vet Service Connection for Insomnia Disorder Based on Pyramiding
  • CCK Successfully Argues that Board Erred in Denial of Service Connection for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • CCK Argues that Board Denied Sleep Apnea based on Inadequate Exam
  • Board Erred in Determination of No New and Material Evidence for Inguinal Hernia Claim
  • Paruresis Denial Contained Legal Error by the Board 
  • Asthma Denial Contained Legal Error by the Board, Court Finds 
  • Board Erred in Relying on Inadequate Exam for Gout 
  • CCK Argues that Board Overlooked Evidence in Denial of Multiple Persian Gulf War Issues 
  • Skin Cancer Denial Contained Legal Error
  • Board Fails to Provide 90 Days After Court’s Decision, CCK Presents Oral Argument
  • Board Erred in Denying Widow Service Connection for Veteran’s Cause of Death 
  • CCK’s Oral Argument Leads to Precedential Decision for Gulf War Veterans
  • CCK Successfully Argues for Reversal of the Board’s Presumption of Soundness Determination 
  • Board Erred in Determining Veteran Lacks New and Material Evidence to Re-Open Vertigo Claim 
  • Board Erred in Denying Secondary Service Connection for Orthopedic Claims, Court Finds 
  • Board Erred in Denial of Service Connection for Hepatitis C, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, and Diabetes
  • CCK Successfully Argued for Remand from Court in Case Involving Gulf War Illness
  • Board’s Double Denial of Veteran’s Heart Condition Claims Contained Legal Error 
  • Board Erred in Denying Service Connection for Obstructive Sleep Apnea as Secondary to Asthma 
  • Secondary Service Connection for Hepatic Steatosis Reasonably Raised by the Record: CCK Successfully Argues 
  • CCK Argues the Board Erred in Determining the Presumption of Soundness was Rebutted 
  • Board Relied on Inadequate VA Examinations to Deny Veteran’s Claims, Court Finds
  • Board Incorrectly Applied Presumption of Soundness When Denying Service Connection for Respiratory Disability Other Than Pneumonia
  • CCK Successfully Argues on Behalf of Appellant Seeking Service Connection for Late Veteran’s Ischemic Heart Disease 
  • Board Decision Denying Service Connection for Vertigo and Increased Rating for PTSD Relied on Inadequate Examinations
  • Court Relies on Saunders to Remand the Board Decision Denying Service Connection for Veteran’s Back Condition
  • Board Denial of Service Connection for Pes Planus Failed to Consider Theory of Aggravation
  • Board Misapplied the Law Regarding Presumption of Soundness When Denying Veteran’s CUE Claim
  • Board Denial of Service Connection for Cause of Death Contained Legal Error
  • Board Erred in Denying Service Connection for Recurring Joint Pain Related to Veteran’s Gulf War Service
  • Board Committed Legal Errors When Denying Service Connection for Numbness of the Hands and Fingers
  • CCK Secures Service Connection for Retinitis Pigmentosa in CUE Claim Dating Back to 1981
  • Board Incorrectly Denied an Earlier Effective Date for Service Connection for Veteran’s Cause of Death
  • CCK reverses Board’s decision on behalf of Air Fore vet
  • Court remands extraschedular rating under 38 C.F.R. 3.321(B)(1) and Board grants a 100% rating
  • Relying on an inadequate VA exam, Board erred when it denied an increased rating for a low back disability
  • The Board erred when it denied referral for extraschedular consideration
  • CCK succesfully appeal a Board decision to deny higher rating for service-connected low back disability
  • Board relies on inadequate VA examinations to deny veteran a higher rating for knee disability
  • Board fails to account for effect of knee disability on veteran’s weight in decision to award extraschedular rating
  • Board errs in denying higher ratings for low back disability and sciatica
  • Board uses insufficient exam to deny service connection for arthritis in the foot
  • Denial of extraschedular rating for bilateral hearing loss failed to recognize all symptoms
  • Foot condition denial contained legal error, Court finds
  • Ankle disability denial contained legal error, Court finds
  • CCK successfully appeals Board decision to deny extraschedular referral
  • Bilateral knee disability denial contained error by BVA
  • Low back condition denial relied on inadequate exam
  • Hearing loss denial contained legal error by BVA
  • Extraschedular referral for back disability denial contained legal error
  • Board failed to consider social impact of service-connected hearing loss
  • Board failed to consider the combined effect of bilateral hearing loss and tinnitus
  • Court agrees with CCK that the Board committed error
  • Board erred when it failed to properly consider extraschedular evaluation
  • Hemorrhoids denial contained legal error by BVA, Court finds
  • Board failed to explain extraschedular referral denial for bilateral hearing loss
  • Board provided an inadequate statement of reasons or bases for denying a separate rating for knee instability
  • Court finds errors in denials of increased rating for left ankle disability and TDIU
  • Bilateral knee condition denial contained legal error, Court finds
  • Board’s denial to refer non-compensable rating for extraschedular consideration contained legal error
  • Board erred in denial of increased ratings for knee disabilities
  • Earlier effective date denial by BVA contained legal error
  • BVA denies increased rating for left foot disability based on inadequate consideration of symptoms
  • BVA errs in denial of increased rating claim for veteran’s cervical spine disability
  • Board erred when it denied extraschedcular referral for lower back disability
  • Board denies higher rating for veteran’s hearing disability, fails to discuss combined effects of all conditions
  • Board finds veteran’s sciatica radiculopathy “mild”, fails to provide reasoning
  • Board dismisses favorable evidence, wrongly denies the veteran an increased rating for a lumbar spine disability
  • Board erred when it denied a compensable rating for bilateral hearing loss
  • BVA wrongly denies veteran’s claim, continues noncompensable rating for bilateral hearing loss
  • Denial of extraschedular consideration for service-connected hearing loss relied on inadequate discussion
  • BVA errs in denial of a higher rating for bilateral hearing loss on an extraschedular basis
  • Denial of increased rating for hearing loss relied on inadequate examination
  • Board denied referral for extraschedular rating for hearing loss
  • Favorable evidence not considered by Board in denial of increased rating for PTSD
  • The Board erred when it denied a veteran an increased rating for PTSD for two time periods on appeal
  • Board committed multiple errors in denial of service connection for a psychiatric disorder
  • CCK succesfully appeals rating for service-connected PTSD
  • Court remands Board’s deciision for service-connected PTSD
  • Board erred in denial of increased rating for PTSD
  • Denial of increased rating for PTSD contained legal error
  • Board ignored favorable evidence in PTSD denial
  • Board errs in denial of increased rating for PTSD
  • Board overlooked evidence in denying earlier effective date for PTSD rating
  • Board relies on faulty reasoning in denying benefits for PTSD
  • Board erred in denying a higher rating for veteran’s PTSD
  • Board erroneously denies veteran increased rating in excess of 10% for PTSD, provides inadequate reasons and bases
  • BVA wrongly denies increased rating for PTSD disability based on inadequate reasons or bases
  • BVA denies increased ratings for PTSD based on inadequate reasons or bases
  • The Board erred when it rejected this Thailand veteran’s lay testimony which placed him near the base perimeter
  • Board’s glaucoma denial contained legal error
  • Denial of referral for extraschedular consideration for diabetes was premature
  • In denial of Individual Unemployability, Board failed to provide adequate statement of reasons and bases
  • Increased rating for PTSD and TDIU denial based on faulty reasoning
  • CCK Successfully Argues Board Did Not Provide Adequate Reasons and Bases for Extraschedular Denial for Back Disability
  • CCK Successfully Argued Veteran Entitled to Separate Ratings for Metatarsalgia and Tendinitis
  • Board Denial for Bilateral Knees Did Not Address Favorable Evidence from Service
  • Board of Veterans’ Appeals Denial for Increased Rating for Left Knee Relied on Inadequate VA Examination
  • Board Failed to Satisfy Duty to Assist in Denying Service Connection for Low Back and Left Knee Disorder
  • Court Agreed with CCK that Board Relied on Exam Previously Found to Be Inadequate in Denial for Increased Rating for PTSD
  • Court Agrees with CCK that Board Relied on Inadequate Exams in Denial of Bilateral Ankle Condition
  • Board Failed to Consider Aggravation in Veteran’s Appeal for Service Connection for Right Elbow Condition
  • Board Fails to Adequately Address Left Shoulder Symptoms, Court Finds
  • Board Ignores Favorable Medical Records in Denying Service Connection for Right Ankle Disability
  • CCK Successfully Argued for Reversal of Factual Finding in Hearing Loss Case
  • Board Gave Inadequate Reasons for Finding Veteran’s Reports of Continuity of Symptomatology Not Credible
  • Court Agrees with CCK: Board Provided Inadequate Reasons and Bases in Denying Service Connection for Hearing Loss and Tinnitus
  • CCK Argues Board Failed to Comply with Remand Instructions, Court Agrees
  • Board Denial of Plantar Fasciitis Contained Legal Error
  • Board Failed to Address Aggravation in Denying Secondary Service Connection for Right Knee Disability
  • Board Erred in Determining Veteran’s Headaches Did Not Produce Severe Economic Inadaptability
  • Board Denial of Increased Rating for Headaches and Separate Rating for Speech Impairment Contained Legal Error
  • CCK Successfully Argues Board Failed to Ensure Substantial Compliance with Remand Instructions in Denying Service Connection for Orthopedic Conditions
  • Board’s Credibility and Competency Findings Were Clearly Erroneous, Court Finds
  • Board Failed to Ensure Duty to Assist was Satisfied in Denial of Service Connection for Orthopedic Conditions
  • Court Remands Board Decision Denying Service Connection for Multiple Conditions
  • CCK Successfully Argued the Board Overlooked Service Connection Based on Aggravation for Hypertension and Sleep Apnea Claims
  • Board Made Bad Credibility and Competency Findings When Denying Service Connection for Right Knee and Right Ankle Disabilities
  • Court Agreed with CCK: Board Misapplied Rating Criteria and Ignored Favorable Evidence
  • CCK Successfully Argued the Board Failed to Satisfy its Duty to Assist in Veteran’s Service Connection Claims
  • Board Provided Inadequate Reasons or Bases for Relying on Medical Opinion to Deny Service Connection for Low Back Condition
  • Court Concluded Board’s Reliance on Absence of Evidence to Deny Service Connection for Back Condition was Unsupported and Unexplained
  • Board Ignores Combat Presumption When Denying Service Connection for Carpal Tunnel
  • CCK Successfully Argued Board Erred in Denying Service Connection Based on Aggravation for Right Knee Condition
  • Board Wrongly Denied Compensable Rating for Headaches Prior to 2008, CCK Argued
  • CCK Argued Board Improperly Rejected Veteran’s Statements Regarding Continuity of Symptomatology, Court Agreed
  • CCK Secures Remand for Late Veteran’s Spouse Seeking Accrued Benefits for Right Knee Condition
  • Court Remanded Veteran’s Claims for Service Connection for Knees, Back, and Sleep Apnea
  • Board Failed to Investigate Whether Hearing Loss-Related Impairments Were Ratable Under Alternative Schedular Means
  • CCK Secured Remand Following Board Denial of Service Connection for Low Back Condition
  • Court Concluded the Board Overlooked Veteran’s Non-Headache Symptoms When Assigning Disability Rating
  • Board Denial of Service Connection for Erectile Dysfunction Secondary to Diabetes Contained Legal Error