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WATKINS v. BARNHART, 03-7046

In a disability benefits case, plaintiff's appeal is reversed and remanded for further proceedings as the administrative law judge did not follow the correct legal standards in considering the opinion of plaintiff's treating physician.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/02/2003
  • Published 12/04/2003

Judges

  • BALDOCK, Circuit Judge., Before O'BRIEN and BALDOCK, Circuit Judges, and BRORBY, Senior Circuit Judge.

Court

  • United States Tenth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Marianna E. McKnight of Troutman & Troutman, P.C., Tulsa, Oklahoma, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Sheldon J. Sperling, United States Attorney, Cheryl R. Triplett, Assistant United States Attorney, Tina M. Waddell, Regional Chief Counsel, Michael McGaughran, Deputy Regional Chief Counsel, Robert T. Bowman, Assistant Regional Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, Region VI,Social Security Administration, Dallas, Texas, for Defendant-Appellee.
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