Category: Administrative Law

MONROE v. COLVIN, NO. 15-1098

Decided: June 16, 2016 The Fourth Circuit reversed and remanded the administrative law judge’s decision. In 2007, George Monroe filed for disability insurance benefits (DIB) and supplemental security income (SSI) for problems related to uveitis that started in December 2006. Monroe’s applications were denied initially and following reconsideration in 2008,...

CUMBERLAND CNTY. HOSP. SYS., INC. v. BURWELL, NO. 15-1393

Decided: March 7, 2016 The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s ruling. Appellant Cumberland County Hospital Systems, Inc., (“the Hospital System”) commenced this action to obtain a writ of mandamus compelling the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to adjudicate immediately its administrative appeals on claims for...

NAT’L FED’N OF THE BLIND v. LAMONE, NO. 14-2001

Decided: February 9, 2016 The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s ruling, which found that Maryland’s absentee voting program did not comport with ADA and Rehabilitation Act requirements, and further found that plaintiffs’ proposed remedy—the use of an “online ballot marking tool” that would enable disabled voters to mark their...