Skip to main content

Are you a legal professional? Visit our professional site

Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Find a Lawyer

More Options

Rabbers v. Comm'r Soc. Sec. Admin., No. 08-2317

By FindLaw Staff on October 05, 2009 12:25 PM

District court's denial of claimant's application for disability insurance benefits is affirmed where, although the ALJ clearly did not make the required findings regarding the severity of claimant's mental impairment, the error was harmless because it did not deprive the claimant of a substantial right nor did it prejudice him on the merits as the administrative record indicated that his bipolar disorder was not severe enough to render him disabled. 

Read Rabbers v. Comm'r Soc. Sec. Admin., No. 08-2317

Appellate Information

Argued: April 22, 2009

Decided and Filed: October 5, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Circuit Judge McKeague

Counsel

For Appellant:  Frederick W. Bleakley, Bleakley Law Offices, PC., Muskegon, Michigan

For Appellee:  Charles R. Goldstein, Social Security Administration, Office of the General Counsel, Chicago, Illinois

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard