Judge Remands Agent Orange Benefits Case, Says Exam And Opinion Were Not Adequate
(August 29, 2016, 12:22 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on Aug. 25 remanded a veteran’s case seeking benefits for injuries he claims were caused by exposure to Agent Orange, determining that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs failed to provide an adequate physical examination and opinion (Elliott J. Peterson v. Robert A. McDonald, No. 15-3243, U.S. App., Vet. Clms.; 2016 U.S. App. Vet. Claims LEXIS 1299).
(Opinion available. Document #15-160906-017Z.)
Elliott J. Peterson filed a claim with the VA seeking...