Carmickle v. Comm'r, Soc. Sec. Admin., 05-36128
A denial of Social Security Disability Insurance benefits claimed to be due primarily to a back injury caused by a 2001 on-the-job accident is affirmed in part, but reversed in part and remanded where the ALJ erroneously classified claimant's prior relevant work as a construction supervisor and counter salesperson.
- Submitted 12/06/2007
- Decided 07/24/2008
- Published 07/24/2008
Before: DIARMUID F. O'SCANNLAIN, SUSAN P. GRABER and CONSUELO M. CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges.
United States Ninth Circuit
Tim Wilborn, Wilborn & Associates, P.C., West Linn, OR, filed briefs for the plaintiff-appellant.
Richard A. Morris, Assistant Regional Counsel, Social Security Administration, Office of the General Counsel, Seattle, WA, filed a brief for the defendant-appellee; Karin J. Immergut, United States Attorney, Portland, OR, Neil J. Evans, Assistant United States Attorney, and Michael McGaughran, Regional Chief Counsel, Region X, Seattle, WA, were on the brief.