Federal Court Remands

The Social Security Disability Lawyers of Carmichael Law Group provide representation at every level of the disability claims process.  Our disability attorneys can help you with your case as soon as you have a pending application with Social Security.  If your claim has been denied, we can also aggressively advocate on your behalf before the Social Security Administrative Law Judge and the Appeals Council.  In addition to providing administrative representation, what really sets our law firm apart from other firms that handle disability claims is that we frequently litigate denied disability claims in Federal Court.  This litigation not only allows our disability attorneys to undo flawed denials, but it gives us the opportunity to create favorable legal precedents via case law that can be used for our clients at the administrative level.

If you have received a recent unfavorable Notice of Determination from the Appeals Council, our disability lawyers would be happy to review your case to see if we would be able to assist you with an appeal to Federal Court.  We are currently filing civil actions in the following United States District Courts:  Middle District of Alabama, Middle District of Georgia, Southern District of Alabama, and Northern District of Florida.  Please review below previous favorable judgments Social Security Attorney Brian Carmichael received on behalf of his clients in Federal Court litigation.

Opelika Disability Lawyer Obtains Another Favorable Federal Court Remand

The Opelika, AL Social Security Disability Lawyers of Carmichael Law Group LLC are pleased to announce in Kelly v. Colvin, 2:15-CV-380-CSC (M.D. Ala. May 23, 2016), the Honorable Judge Coody for the Middle District of Alabama determined that the ALJ committed reversible error in failing to apply the proper legal standard and improperly took judicial 

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Federal Court Remand Obtained by Auburn, AL SS Attorney

The Auburn, AL Social Security Disability Lawyers of Carmichael Law Group LLC are pleased to announce in Brooks v. Colvin, 3:15-CV-00851WC (M.D. Ala. October 26, 2016), the Honorable Judge Capel for the Middle District of Alabama determined that the ALJ committed reversible error in failing to properly consider the teacher evaluation. The Court noted that 

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Court Determined ALJ Erred and Awarded Disability Benefits

The Social Security Disability Lawyers (Opelika, AL) of Carmichael Law Group LLC are pleased to announce in Sweetwyne v. Colvin, 3:15-CV-218 (M.D. Ala. April 29, 2016), the Honorable Judge Coody for the Middle District of Alabama held that the ALJ committed reversible error by failing to apply the RFC (residual functional capacity) correctly in finding 

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ALJ Failed to Properly Consider Side Effects of Medications

The Social Security Disability Lawyers (Columbus, GA) of Carmichael Law Group LLC are pleased to announce in Burden v. Colvin, 2:14-CV-915 (M.D. Ala. March 31, 2016), the Honorable Judge Walker for the Middle District of Alabama determined that the ALJ committed reversible error in failing to consider the side effects of the Claimant’s prescription medication 

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Alabama ALJ’s Opinion Reversed due to inadequate evaluation of Claimant’s Mental Conditions

The Disability Lawyers (Auburn, AL) of Carmichael Law Group LLC are pleased to report in Kelley v. Colvin, the Honorable Judge Walker of the United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama recently agreed with our brief that the ALJ’s decision failed to properly reject the medical opinions expressed by the treating psychiatrist. In the 

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Alabama Social Security ALJ Failed to Properly Evaluate Pain Testimony

The Auburn, AL Social Security Disability Attorneys of Carmichael Law Group LLC are pleased to report in Spinks v. Colvin, 3:12cv1095-SRW (M.D. Ala. July 18, 2014), the Honorable Judge Walker of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama recently agreed with our position that the ALJ committed reversible error in failing 

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Alabama ALJ Failed to Evaluate Opinion Evidence in Accordance with Social Security Ruling 96-6p

The Alabama Disability Attorneys of Carmichael Law Group LLC are pleased to report in Caldwell v. Colvin, Judge Capel of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama recently agreed with our position that the ALJ failed to evaluate the medical opinions of the psychological state agency consultant as required by Social 

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Alabama Social Security ALJ Improperly Rejected Treating Physician’s Medical Opinions

The Opelika Social Security Disability Lawyers of Carmichael Law Group LLC are pleased to report in Munroe v. Colvin, 2:13-CV-202 (M.D. Ala. May 14, 2014), the Honorable Judge Walker for the Middle District of Alabama recently determined that the ALJ committed reversible error in rejecting the medical opinions expressed by the treating physician.  In our 

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Alabama ALJ Erred in Evaluating Social Security Disability Claim Under Listing 12.05

The Columbus, GA Social Security Disability Lawyers of Carmichael Law Group LLC are pleased to report in Acoff v. Colvin, the Honorable Judge Capel for the Middle District of Alabama recently determined that the ALJ erred in the evaluation of the claimant’s mental retardation and Listing 12.05. In our brief before the Court, we challenged 

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ALJ Failed to Properly Refute the Treating Physician’s Medical Opinions

We are pleased to report in Bland v. Colvin, the Commissioner of Social Security agreed that the ALJ failed to properly refute the medical opinions expressed by the claimant’s treating physician. After the ALJ issued an unfavorable decision in which the Appeals Council upheld, we are very happy that the Commissioner finally recognized the clear 

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