Article Snip: "...The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans recently ruled that pain alone, without an underlying disability, may entitle veterans to compensation benefits. This decision could affect both veterans seeking service connection and those seeking increased ratings for conditions that are already considered service connected ...Additionally, veterans can now be awarded compensation if a service-connected condition aggravates pain, or the condition is worsened by pain. In all instances, the pain is still required to cause a functional loss of use. Subjective complaints will not be considered ..."
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