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Delisle v. McDonald

01/28/2016

Delisle v. McDonald, 789 F.3d 1372 (Fed. Cir. June 18, 2015)

JURISDICTION; RATING KNEE CONDITIONS

Held: The Federal Circuit cannot review the CAVC’s application of law to fact. In dicta, the Court found that the plain language of Diagnostic Code 5257 is not a “catch-all,” but rather that it provides compensation for knee conditions that are not listed in other DCs and that cause recurrent subluxation or lateral instability. 

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