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Don’t Let The ALJ Have The Final Say

A 41-year-old woman could no longer work due to depression, anxiety, and arthritis in her back and knees. She filed for disability benefits, but was denied after a hearing with an Administrative Law Judge. She appealed her case, but lost the appeal.
Olinsky Law Group took over the appeal and filed a claim in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. The Federal Court found that the ALJ’s decision was so poorly reasoned, it could not stand. It ordered a new hearing. Melissa Palmer represented the claimant.