Showing posts with label AAT Senior Member Friedman. Show all posts
Showing posts with label AAT Senior Member Friedman. Show all posts

23 September 2012

Four published decisions issues from AAT on military and veterans' compensation claims

There have been several recently published decisions issued from the Administrative Appeals Tribunal on military/veterans compensation claims.  They are:   

Cross and Repatriation Commission
[2012] AATA 632; 20/09/2012; Senior Member A. K. Britton, Dr H Haikal-Mukhtar, Member
War widow’s pension – whether death of veteran was war-caused – whether veteran’s smoking habit was war-caused – requires more than a temporal connection – not satisfied to requisite standard – decision under review affirmed

Walker and Repatriation Commission 
[2012] AATA 630; 20/09/2012; Senior Member G. D. Friedman
Veterans' entitlements - lumbar spondylosis and lumbar spondylolisthesis - entering and exiting aircraft - whether war-caused - decision under review affirmed
Trinder and Repatriation Commission 
[2012] AATA 624; 18/09/2012; Professor R. M. Creyke, Senior Member
Veterans' entitlements - application for Gold Card - qualifying service - operational service - allotment - instrument of allotment - unofficial involvement - evidence of allotment - decision under review is affirmed
Smith and Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission
[2012] AATA 618; 14/09/2012; Professor RM Creyke, Senior Member
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation - accepted injury in course of duty - definition of difficulty - assessment under table 9.5 - assessment under table 9.5 - correct method of calculation - normal healthy person - impairment - pain