Judge: Veteran Failed To Show He Was Exposed To Agent Orange, Benefits Denied

(October 26, 2015, 1:04 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge in the U.S. Court of Veterans Claims on Oct. 21 ruled that a veteran suffering from prostate cancer failed to show that he was exposed to Agent Orange during his military service in Vietnam and Cambodia; therefore, his claim for benefits was properly denied (Cecil H. Edmonson v. Robert A. McDonald, No. 15-2326, Vet. Clms.; 2015 U.S. App. Vet. Claims LEXIS 1413).

(Opinion available. Document #15-151103-006Z.)


Cecil H. Edmonson sought benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)...
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