Tag Archives: Disability

WDNY — Disability: Montesano v. Westgate Nursing Home, Inc.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Disability Vitamin Deficiency — Physical Limitations Montesano v. Westgate Nursing Home, Inc. 10-cv-6676L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff, a former employee of the defendant, alleged that due to her physical disability, she was discriminated against, harassed, ...

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WDNY — Age Discrimination — Disability: McNamee v. Starbucks Coffee Company

U.S. District Court, WDNY Age Discrimination — Disability Exhaustion — Pretext McNamee v. Starbucks Coffee Company 10-cv-6508 cjs Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff alleged that her former employer discriminated against her and filed numerous claims under the Civil Rights Act, ...

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Disability case backlog not improving

According to a report released by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) research center at Syracuse University, pending social security cases awaiting a hearing and resolution continued to climb in the second quarter of 2011.

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Disability: Scott v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Disability Non-exertional Limitations — Testimony Scott v. Astrue 10-cv-272A Judge Arcara Background: The plaintiff commenced the action seeking review of the final decision by the commissioner of Social Security that denied the plaintiff Social Security benefits. ...

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Donlon v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Disability — Gainful Work Donlon v. Astrue 10-CV-6577 Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiff brought an action to challenge the commissioner of Social Security’s determination that denied the plaintiff’s claim for disability and disability insurance ...

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Social Security: Sanders v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Disability Sanders v. Astrue 10-CV-6317T Judge Telesca   Background: The plaintiff sought review of a final decision of the commissioner of Social Security denying the plaintiff’s application for Supplemental Security Income. The Administrative Law Judge ...

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Social Security: Bessette v. Commissioner of Social Security

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Social Security Disability — Administrative Review — Subject Matter Jurisdiction Bessette v. Commissioner of Social Security 09-CV-735 Judge McAvoy Background: Plaintiff pro se Gary Bessette brings this action seeking review of a ...

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