Judge Remands Agent Orange Case, Says Denial Of Benefits Was ‘Flawed’
(August 17, 2015, 8:36 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge in the U.S Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on Aug. 13 remanded a case in which a veteran claimed that he was owed benefits for exposure to Agent Orange, ruling that the decision to deny his claim was based on a flawed interpretation of federal statutes (Kenneth Gates v. Robert A. McDonald, No. 15-1221, U.S. App., Vet. Clms.; 2015 U.S. App. Vet. Claims LEXIS 1102).
(Opinion available. Document #15-150818-014Z.)
Kenneth Gates filed a claim for benefits with the...