United States Seventh Circuit

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Hofslien v. Barnhart, 05-2649

Denial of disability benefits is upheld where the administrative law judge was justified in giving greater weight to medical evidence that contradicted the disability claim than to evidence offered by the claimant's treating physician.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/25/2006
  • Decided 03/01/2006
  • Published 03/01/2006


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, MANION, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Frederick J. Daley, Jr., Violet H. Borowski (argued), Daley, Debofsky & Bryant, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Cynthia A. Brandel (argued), Social Security Administration Office of the General Counsel, Region V, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.