Judge Denies Veteran Benefits, Says Evidence Of Exposure To Agent Orange Lacking
(November 8, 2016, 1:47 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge in the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on Nov. 4 denied a veteran’s claim for damages stemming from exposure to Agent Orange, ruling that he failed to establish that he had been exposed to the chemical during his service in the military (Gerald Brown v. Robert A. McDonald, No. 14-4427, Vet., Clms.; 2016 U.S. App. Vet. Claims LEXIS 1704).
(Opinion available. Document #15-161115-001Z.)
In 2008, Gerald Brown filed a claim for benefits with the U.S. Department of...