Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge Reverses, Remands Agent Orange Benefits Appeal; Reasons For Denial Needed

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge Reverses, Remands Agent Orange Benefits Appeal; Reasons For Denial Needed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims on July 31 reversed and remanded a case, ruling that the appeals board did not give adequate reasons for its denial of benefits sought by a widow of a soldier who died from cancer and was allegedly exposed to Agent Orange (Joyce A. Fildes v. Robert A. McDonald, No. 13-1386, U.S. App., Vet. Clms.; 2013 U.S. App. Vet Claims LEXIS 1339).

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