Tinnitus continues to rank in the top 10 disabilities claimed by veterans. It’s no wonder there’s a lot of boom boom in our line of business, so here are posts and information I think you may find helpful.
VA Fast Letter 10-35 Modifying the Development Process in Claims for Hearing Loss and/or Tinnitus
BVA Tinnitus Decisions 2015 – 2018
Citation Nr: 18111322 Decision Date: 06/15/18 Archive Date: 06/15/18 DOCKET NO. 15-01 063 DATE:Service Connection Tinnitus The Veteran claims entitlement to service connection for tinnitus. The Veteran has a current diagnosis of tinnitus. The Veteran served as a mechanical equipment repairman
Citation Nr: 18140790 Decision Date: 10/05/18 Archive Date: 10/05/18 DOCKET NO. 16-07 280 DATE:notify and assist. Service Connection for Tinnitus The Veteran contends: (1) he currently has tinnitus; (2) tinnitus began during service after experiencing loud noises; and (3) tinnitus has been continuous
Citation Nr: A18000098 Decision Date: 12/27/18 Archive Date: 12/26/18 DOCKET NO. 180817-151 DATE: December 27, 2018of service connection for bilateral hearing loss is denied. Entitlement to an effective date earlier than August 19, 2015, for the grant of service connection for tinnitus is denied. Entitlement to an
Citation Nr: A18000065 Decision Date: 12/10/18 Archive Date: 12/10/18 DOCKET NO. 181009-558 DATE: December 10, 2018December 10, 2018 ORDER Entitlement to service connection for bilateral hearing loss is granted. Entitlement to service connection for tinnitus is granted as secondary to service-connected bilateral
lCitation Nr: 18161324 Decision Date: 12/31/18 Archive Date: 12/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-01 039 DATE: December 31, 2018 to service connection for bilateral hearing loss and tinnitus. The Veteran contends that his hearing loss and his tinnitus are due to his military duties while in service. The evidence of the record
Citation Nr: 18161310 Decision Date: 12/31/18 Archive Date: 12/31/18 DOCKET NO. 17-06 377 DATE: December 31, 2018to service connection for tinnitus The Veteran asserts that he suffers from tinnitus, again, as a result of the lack of protective wear to cover his ears while serving in the infantry in Vietnam. Tinnitus
Citation Nr: 18161246 Decision Date: 12/31/18 Archive Date: 12/31/18 DOCKET NO. 15-31 331A DATE: December 31, 20182007 rating decision. The RO determined that the Veteran did not submit new and material evidence showing tinnitus in service or current tinnitus due to or the result of service. The Veteran was notified
Citation Nr: 18161212 Decision Date: 12/31/18 Archive Date: 12/31/18 DOCKET NO. 16-24 726A DATE: December 31, 2018connection for tinnitus is denied. The Veteran generally contends his current tinnitus disability is related to service. The Board concludes that, while the Veteran has a current diagnosis of tinnitus,
Citation Nr: 18161210 Decision Date: 12/31/18 Archive Date: 12/31/18 DOCKET NO. 17-08 107 DATE: December 31, 2018onset of tinnitus six months prior to the exam—at least 26 years after service. A. Tinnitus Following review of the evidence in this case and the applicable law and regulations, the Board finds
Citation Nr: 18161196 Decision Date: 12/28/18 Archive Date: 12/28/18 DOCKET NO. 16-28 308 DATE: December 28, 2018 ORDER 1.3. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 10 percent for cervical spondylosis is denied. 4. Entitlement to an initial disability rating in excess of 10 percent for tinnitus is denied.