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Archives: 4/10/09 to 8/18/09


Boruff v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-14585 (E.D. Mich. Aug. 17, 2009). The District Court issued a remand. Mr. Boruff was represented by Frederick J. Daley and Marcie Goldbloom.

Ellwanger v. Astrue, No. 09-cv-80 (W.D. Wisc. Aug. 14, 2009). The District Court issued a remand. Mr. Ellwanger was represented by Frederick J. Daley and Marcie Goldbloom.

POSTED 8/18/2009


The following article by Mark DeBofsky appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Workplace Issues section on August 3, 2009: Payment Delays Merely Encourage Denials.Click on the link to read the article.

POSTED 8/7/2009


Anderson v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-2108 (C.D. Ill. July 29, 2009). The District Court issued a remand. Ms. Anderson was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

Renna v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-682 (W.D. Wisc. July 16, 2009). The District Court issued a remand. Mr. Renna was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

Woods v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-348 (E.D. Ken. July 15, 2009). The District Court issued a remand. Mr. Woods was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Kate Hoppe.

The Government agreed to voluntary remands in the following cases in July  after the case had been briefed by Daley, DeBofsky & Bryant: Jeroy v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-13753 (E.D. Mich. July 9, 2009); Zanon v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-15337 (E.D. Mich. July 13, 2009); Reffett v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-2257 (C.D. Ill. July 21, 2009); Deisch v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-6557 (N.D. Ill. July 23, 2009); and Garcia v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-6300 (N.D. Ill. July 23, 2009). These clients were represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Kate Hoppe, Kim Jones, and Suzanne Blaz.

POSTED 7/30/2009


The following article by Mark DeBofsky appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Workplace Issues section on July 6, 2009: Claims require an ‘independent decision,’ not a ‘review’.Click on the link to read the article.  posted 7/7/2009

POSTED 7/7/2009


The following article by Mark DeBofsky appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Workplace Issues section on June 29, 2009: Efficiency, expediency need to give way to fairness.Click on the link to read the article.

POSTED 6/29/2009


Buljina v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-1904 (DC D. June 22, 2009). The Government agreed to a voluntary remand after the case had been briefed by Daley, DeBofsky & Bryant. Mr. Buljina was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

POSTED 6/22/2009


The following article by Mark DeBofsky appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Workplace Issues section on June 15, 2009: Ruling provides thoughtful primer on discovery.Click on the link to read the article.

Moreau v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-205 (N.D. Ind. June 11, 2009). The District Court issued a remand. Ms. Moreau was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

Bringe v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-1025 (E.D. Wisc. June 10, 2009). The District Court issued a remand. Ms. Bringe was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

POSTED 6/16/2009


The following article by Mark DeBofsky appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Workplace Issues section on June 1, 2009: Claim decisions must be reasonable and accurate.Click on the link to read the article.

POSTED 6/2/2009


Washington v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-990 (E.D. Mich. May 20, 2009). The Government agreed to a voluntary remand after the case had been briefed by Daley, DeBofsky & Bryant. Ms. Washington was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Kate Hoppe.

Heflick v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-996 (E.D. Wisc. May 20, 2009). The District Court issued a remand. Ms. Heflick was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

POSTED 5/20/2009


Frederick J. Daley and Heather Freeman gave presentations at the NOSSCR conference held in Washington, D.C. from May 13 to 16, 2009.  For more info, click here.

The following article by Mark DeBofsky appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Workplace Issues section on May 18, 2009: Ruling affirms Glenn’s impact on standard of review.Click on the link to read the article.

Davis v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-2091 (C.D. Ill. May 12, 2009). The District Court issued a remand. Ms. Davis was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

POSTED 5/18/2009


Day v. Astrue, No. 08-3031 (7th Cir. April 28, 2009). The Seventh Circuit issued a remand. Mr. Day was represented by Marcie E. Goldbloom with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

Wolvin v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-476 (E.D.Wisc. April 28, 2009). The District Court issued a remand in this case. Mr. Wolvin was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

The following article by Mark DeBofsky appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Workplace Issues section on May 4, 2009: Settlement did not justify vacatur: U.S. court.

POSTED 5/5/2009


The following article by Mark DeBofsky appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Workplace Issues section on April 20, 2009: De novo review is not a rubber stamp.Click on the link to read the article.

Hisel v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-244 (E.D. Ky. April 23, 2009). The District Court issued a remand in this case. Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Kate Hoppe

Kromer v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-5181 (D.Min. April 21, 2009). The Government agreed to a voluntary remand after the case had been briefed by Daley, DeBofsky & Bryant. Ms. Kromer was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Kim Jones.

POSTED 4/24/2009


Travis v. Astrue, No. 08-cv-1774 (N.D. Ala. Mar. 31, 2009). The District Court issued an outright reversal in this case because the ALJ did not properly consider the medical evidence in the record, as well as three treating physicians documenting the plaintiff’s disabling mental impairments that exist despite any drug or alcohol abuse.  Mr. Travis was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Kate Hoppe.

Jenkins v. Astrue, No. 07-cv-2193 (C.D. Ill. Mar. 26, 2009). The District Court issued a remand in this casebecause the ALJ’s RFC determination lacked a medical opinion upon which to rely, relying on State agency opinions he expressly rejected and by failing to adequately explain and trace a path from the evidence to his RFC findings.  Ms. Jenkins was represented by Marcie E. Goldbloom with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

Ingram v. Astrue, No. 07-cv-2157 (C.D. Ill. Mar. 25, 2009). The District Court issued a remand in this case.  Ms. Ingram was represented by Frederick J. Daley, Jr. with assistance from Suzanne Blaz.

The following article by Mark DeBofsky appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’sWorkplace Issues section on April 6, 2009: Discretionary clauses under heavy fireClick on the link to read the article.

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