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Ray v. Berryhill
United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Government Benefits
Held that the Social Security Administration made errors in evaluating a man's eligibility for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security...
02/12/2019 18-2229
Winsted v. Berryhill
United States Seventh Circuit
Administrative Law, Government Benefits
Held that the Social Security Administration did not adequately explain why it denied a man's application for disability insurance benefits and...
02/08/2019 18‐2228
Lockwood v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration
United States Second Circuit
Government Benefits
Held that the Social Security Administration erred in denying an individual's disability insurance benefits application. Reversed the district court...
01/23/2019 17‐2591‐cv
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas v. Smith
United States Fifth Circuit
Health Law, Government Benefits
Held that the State of Texas should not have been enjoined from terminating Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood facilities. Concluded that the...
01/17/2019 17-50282
Culbertson v. Berryhill
United States Supreme Court
Attorney's Fees, Government Benefits
Held that the Social Security Act's 25 percent cap on attorney fees applies only to fees for court representation. The lower court erroneously applied...
01/08/2019 17–773
McHenry v. Berryhill
United States Seventh Circuit
Government Benefits
Held that the Social Security Administration committed an error in denying disability benefits to a former hair stylist suffering from a host of...
12/26/2018 18-1691
Consolidation Coal Co. v. Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Government Benefits
Upheld a federal agency's decision that a former coal miner was entitled to benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act. His former employer, a coal...
12/21/2018 18-2097
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

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