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Acree v. O'Rourke, 17-1749

Vacating and remanding the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims affirmation of a Board of Veterans' Appeals decision dismissing seven claims arising from the post-traumatic stress disorder suffered by an Iraq war veteran who claimed that his withdrawal of claims was not shown to have been explicit, unambiguous, and done with a full understanding of the consequences of such action on the part of the claimant where the veteran asserted that his history of taking psychotropic medications should have resulted in a hearing officer's inquiry into whether he had the capacity to understand the consequences of dismissing the claims.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2018/06/04

Judges

  • MAYER

Court

  • United States Federal Circuit

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