Poppa v. Astrue, No. 08-4209
In an action seeking Social Security disability benefits, the denial of benefits is affirmed where: 1) res judicata did not preclude Defendant from denying benefits because the previous ALJ's decision did not constitute a final decision; and 2) the ALJ properly considered the relevant factors and the evidence in the record in making his credibility determination.
Read Poppa v. Astrue, No. 08-4209
Filed June 23, 2009
Judge Kelly delivered the opinion of the Court.
Michael E. Bulson, Utah Legal Services, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT
Wendy Fenton, Utah Legal Services, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT
Brett L. Tolman, United States Attorney, Salt Lake City, UT
Alexess D. Rea, Special Assistant United States Attorney, Salt Lake City, UT
Deana R. Ertl-Lombardi, of Counsel and Regional Chief Counsel, Social Security Administration, Denver, CO
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