Judge Vacates Ruling, Says Veteran’s Lung Disease From Agent Orange Is Valid
(August 12, 2015, 2:50 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on July 31 vacated and remanded a case finding that a veteran should have been permitted to add a claim for lung disease to his request for benefits related to injuries he said were the result of exposure to Agent Orange (Michael A. Ream v. Robert A. McDonald, No. 14-1981, Vet. Clms.; 2015 U.S. App., Fed. Claims LEXIS 1040).