Hensley v. Comm'r. of Soc. Sec., No. 08-6389 - - U.S. Sixth Circuit
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Hensley v. Comm'r. of Soc. Sec., No. 08-6389

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.

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Appellate Information

Submitted: June 16, 2009

Decided and Filed: July 21, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Friedman

Counsel

For Appellant:

Julie Anne Atkins, Atkins Law Office, Harlan, KY

For Appellee:

Jerome M. Albanese, Social Security Administration, Office of General Counsel, Atlanta, GA,

Anita Kay Brotherton, Social Security Administration, Office of General Counsel, Atlanta, GA,