Judge Remands Agent Orange Benefits Denial, Calls For Re-Evaluation Of Decision
Mealey's (October 3, 2016, 10:38 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on Sept. 30 partially remanded a ruling that denied a veteran benefits for his alleged exposure to Agent Orange, concluding that the Board of Veterans Appeals must re-evaluate its definition of inland waterways to determine exposure (James R. Johnson v. Robert A. McDonald, No. 15-1101, U.S. App., Vet. Clms.; 2016 U.S. App. Vet. Claims LEXIS 1503).
(Opinion available. Document #15-161004-014Z.)
James R. Johnson sought disability benefits from the U.S. Department of...