Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Veterans Appeals Judge Remands Benefits Case Involving Lead Toxicity Injuries

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Veterans Appeals Judge Remands Benefits Case Involving Lead Toxicity Injuries

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A federal judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on June 26 remanded a case to the Board of Veterans Appeals on grounds that the test that was to be performed to determine the extent and effect of a veteran's lead exposure and his claim for disability benefits was not properly done the first time (Buddy D. Jeffrey v. Sloan D. Gibson, No. 13-0772, U.S. App. Vet. Clms.; 2014 U.S. App. Vet. Claims LEXIS 1104).

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