United States Seventh Circuit

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Nelms v. Astrue, 08-1774

Denial of Supplemental Security Income benefits is remanded. The ALJ failed to fairly and fully develop the record at the administrative hearing.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/16/2008
  • Decided 01/28/2009
  • Published 01/28/2009


  • TINDER, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, EVANS, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Nastassia G. Johnson, Attorney (argued), Law Offices of Barry A. Schultz, P.C., Evanston, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

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