Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),
or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, as a
“Presumptive” Service Connection
First, let’s walk through what it means when we say something is a “presumptive” condition. VA presumes that specific disabilities diagnosed in certain Veterans were caused by their military service. VA does this because of the unique circumstances of their military service. The content you are trying to access is only available to members. Sorry.