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Fracture - Physical trauma to the site of fracture Factor

Trauma means any type of physical injury such as a hit, blow, knock, twisting, bending or crushing injury.  It also includes penetrating injuries as may occur with projectiles such as bullets and shrapnel.

Trauma does not include repetitive loading stress, which is dealt with in another contention.

Last reviewed for CCPS 24 May 2007.

Investigative Documents
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Claimant Report
Physical Trauma
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Medical Report
Physical Trauma
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Preliminary questions [5632]

5641     the veteran has established the causal connection between the physical trauma and VEA service for the fracture.

5643     the veteran has established the causal connection between the physical trauma and VEA service for the clinical onset of the fracture.

5648     the veteran has established the causal connection between the physical trauma and operational service for the clinical onset of the fracture.

or

5649     the veteran has established the causal connection between the physical trauma and eligible service for the clinical onset of the fracture.

or

7334     the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335     the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

5645     the veteran has established the causal connection between the physical trauma and VEA service for the clinical worsening of the fracture.

5650     the veteran has established the causal connection between the physical trauma and operational service for the clinical worsening of the fracture.

or

5651     the veteran has established the causal connection between the physical trauma and eligible service for the clinical worsening of the fracture.

Clinical onset and operational service [5648]

5653     on operational service, the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

5654     the physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, on operational service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

5666     the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body as a consequence of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

30225 as a consequence of the identified illness or injury, the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

30226  the identified illness or injury, which caused physical trauma involving side and site of the body, is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [5649]

5668     as a causal result of eligible service, the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

6195     the physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, on eligible service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

5666     the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body as a consequence of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

30225 as a consequence of the identified illness or injury, the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

30227  the identified illness or injury, which caused physical trauma involving side and site of the body, is causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [5650]

5657     as a causal result of operational service, the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

5935     the physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, on operational service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

5666     the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body as a consequence of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

5671     as a consequence of the identified illness or injury, the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

30226  the identified illness or injury, which caused physical trauma involving side and site of the body, is causally related to operational service.

30229 the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the identified illness or injury, which caused physical trauma involving side and site of the body, is causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [5651]

5658     as a causal result of eligible service, the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

6196     the physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration, on eligible service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

5666     the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body as a consequence of an illness or injury which is identifiable.

5671     as a consequence of the identified illness or injury, the veteran received physical trauma involving side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

30227  the identified illness or injury, which caused physical trauma involving side and site of the body, is causally related to eligible service.

30228 the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the identified illness or injury, which caused physical trauma involving side and site of the body, is causally related.