Judge Reverses, Remands Agent Orange Case; Reasons For Denial Were ‘Inadequate’

(April 1, 2016, 1:41 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A judge in U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on March 29 reversed and remanded a case brought by a man who contends that he was injured as a result of exposure to Agent Orange during his service in the U.S. Army. The judge said the Board of Veterans Affairs provided “inadequate” reasons for denying the veteran’s claim (Harold L. Burt v. Robert A. McDonald, No. 15-0853, U.S. App., Vet. Clms.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 454).

(Opinion available. Document #15-160405-023Z.)

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