38 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2019 Edition
Title 38 - VETERANS' BENEFITS
PART II - GENERAL BENEFITS
CHAPTER 11 - COMPENSATION FOR SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY OR DEATH
SUBCHAPTER VI - GENERAL COMPENSATION PROVISIONS
Sec. 1153 - Aggravation
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§1153. Aggravation

A preexisting injury or disease will be considered to have been aggravated by active military, naval, or air service, where there is an increase in disability during such service, unless there is a specific finding that the increase in disability is due to the natural progress of the disease.

(Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1124, §353; renumbered §1153, Pub. L. 102–83, §5(a), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406.)

Amendments

1991—Pub. L. 102–83 renumbered section 353 of this title as this section.