Social Security Will Reveal The Name of the Judge in Disability Hearings with a FOIA Request

Aug 22, 2014 | WC & Other Laws

Since December 2011 Social Security began withholding the name of the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) who would hear a claimant’s Social Security disability case from the claimant and their representative.  The policy was immediately challenged by claimant representatives.

The National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives (NOSSCR) recently advised its members that US Attorneys are refusing to defend SSA on lawsuits regarding this policy.  Social Security will now reveal the name of the ALJ assigned to a claimant’s case if they (or their representative) files a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

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