Judge: Veteran’s Agent Orange Benefits Properly Suspended

(October 30, 2015, 9:13 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on Oct. 28 affirmed a decision by the Board of Veterans Appeals to suspend benefits that a veteran had been receiving for exposure to Agent Orange on grounds that the decision to award benefits in the first place was an error because there was no evidence that he had actually served in Vietnam or other areas where the chemical was used (Carl O. Swan v. Robert A. McDonald, No. 14-1701, Vet. Clms.; 2015 U.S. App. Vet Claims LEXIS 1442)....

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