Description Date Docket #
Independent Living Center of Southern California, Inc. v. Kent
United States Ninth Circuit
Government Benefits, Health Law, Attorney's Fees
Reversed the denial of the plaintiffs' request for attorney fees following the settlement of litigation challenging California's attempt to reduce the...
11/21/2018 15-56142
Hardy v. Berryhill
United States Seventh Circuit
Government Benefits
Revived a benefit applicant's claim that he was entitled to Social Security disability based on a degenerative back condition. Held that the...
11/08/2018 17-3264
US v. Young
United States Seventh Circuit
Government Benefits, Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the prison sentence of a defendant who pleaded guilty to wire fraud for defrauding the Veterans Administration regarding the extent of his...
11/06/2018 17‐3494
Whalen v McMullen
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Government Benefits
Affirmed the district court's summary judgment in favor of police officer having qualified immunity. Plaintiff alleged that police officer violated...
10/30/2018 17-35267
US v Holden
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Government Benefits
Amended an opinion filed on July 26, 2018 for a case which affirmed the defendant's conviction for mail and wire fraud, but vacated a custodial...
10/30/2018 16-30186
Hall v. Berryhill
United States Seventh Circuit
Government Benefits
Upheld the denial of Social Security disability benefits to a man with a back injury, rejecting his contention that the ALJ improperly discounted his...
10/15/2018 17‐2628
Barrett v. Berryhill
United States Fifth Circuit
Government Benefits
Affirmed that a claimant seeking Social Security disability benefits had no absolute right to pose questions to a government-employed medical...
10/12/2018 17-41177
Harrington v. Berryhill
United States Seventh Circuit
Government Benefits, Tax Law, Attorney's Fees
Declined to hear a challenge to Treasury Offset Program regulations. A law firm ended up with nothing in legal fees because the government...
10/10/2018 17‐3179
Barrett v. Berryhill
United States Seventh Circuit
Government Benefits
Affirmed that an individual who applied for Social Security disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income was not entitled to them...
09/25/2018 17-2878
Cappetta v. Social Security Administration
United States Second Circuit
Government Benefits
Held that the Social Security Administration was justified in imposing an assessment and penalty on a recipient of disability benefits who failed to...
09/14/2018 16‐3540‐ag

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