In an action involving the appropriate disability rating for a veteran, Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims' judgment upholding the finding that plaintiff's disorders had properly been rated together is affirmed where 38 C.F.R. sec. 4.14 prohibits separately rating the same symptoms merely because those symptoms have multiple causes.
Appeal from the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Decided June 29, 2009
Before LOURIE, GAJARSA, and PROST, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by GAJARSA, Circuit Judge.
For Respondent: L. Misha Preheim, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC.