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Tag Archives: Social Security Disability

WDNY – Social Security Disability: Westfall v. Colvin

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Disability Credibility – Inconsistent Opinion from Treating Physician Westfall v. Colvin 13-cv-6504L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff appealed from the denial of disability benefits on the grounds that she was not disabled. Ruling: The ...

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Second Circuit – Social Security Disability: Greek v. Colvin

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Social Security Disability Treating Physician – Rule of Deference Greek v. Colvin 14-3799 Judges Katzmann, Hall and Livingston Background: The plaintiff appealed from an order granting the defendant’s motion for judgment on ...

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Second Circuit – Social Security Disability: Robinson v. Concentra Health Services, Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Social Security Disability – Racial Discrimination – Termination   Robinson v. Concentra Health Services, Inc. 14-941-cv Judges Parker, Hall and Lohier   Background: The plaintiff worked for the defendant until she ...

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U.S. District Court, WDNY – Social Security Disability: Wilferth v. Colvin

U.S. District Court, WDNY – Social Security Disability – Treating Physician Rule – COPD   Wilferth v. Colvin 13-cv-6235L Judge Larimer   Background: The plaintiff commenced an action seeking review of a decision of the commissioner of Social Security which denied ...

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Second Circuit — Social Security Disability: McIntyre v. Colvin

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Social Security Disability Functional Capacity Evaluation — Sufficiency of Evidence McIntyre v. Colvin 13-2886-cv Judges Newman, Jacobs and Cabranes Background: The plaintiff appealed from a judgment affirming the denial of her application ...

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WDNY — Social Security Disability: Fee v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Disability Vocational Expert — Transferable Skills Fee v. Astrue 11-cv-6625L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff sought review of the commissioner of Social Security’s determination that he was not disabled under the Social Security Act. ...

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WDNY — Social Security Disability — Functional Capacity: Harris v. Astrue

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Disability — Functional Capacity Sedentary Work — Total Disability Harris v. Astrue 11-cv-6299L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff appealed from the denial of his application for disability insurance benefits by the commissioner of Social ...

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Second Circuit — Social Security Disability: Selian v. Astrue

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Social Security Disability Fibromyalgia — Uncontroverted Medical Evidence Selian v. Astrue 12-871 Judges Kearse, Katzmann and Rakoff Background: The plaintiff appealed from a determination by the commissioner of Social Security finding that he ...

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WDNY — Social Security Disability: Coppeta v. Commissioner of Social Security

U.S. District Court, WDNY Social Security Disability Sufficiency of the Evidence Coppeta v. Commissioner of Social Security 11-cv-6311L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff appealed from the defendant’s denial of disability insurance benefits. The plaintiff had alleged an inability to work due ...

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