In an action challenging the Social Security Commissioner's denial of disability benefits, summary judgment for defendant is reversed where the Administrative Law Judge failed to give controlling weight to a medical evaluation by plaintiff's treating physician or to explain his reasons for such action.
Submitted: June 16, 2009
Decided and Filed: July 21, 2009
Opinion by Judge Friedman
Jerome M. Albanese, Social Security Administration, Office of General Counsel, Atlanta, GA,
Anita Kay Brotherton, Social Security Administration, Office of General Counsel, Atlanta, GA,