Matthew Kuperstein
Administrative Law Judge

New Haven, Connecticut ODAR Office

For the 2015 *fiscal year, Judge Matthew Kuperstein has disposed 39 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in New Haven, Connecticut. Out of those 39 dispostions, 5 were dismissed, 18 were approved and 16 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Kuperstein has approved in New Haven for the 2015 fiscal year is 46%. The information below for Judge Matthew Kuperstein was last updated on 11/12/2014.

 DismissedApprovedDenied
Judge Kuperstein13%46%41%
All ALJs in New Haven Office 20% 49% 31%
All ALJs in Connecticut21%43%36%
All ALJs in the Nation18%44%38%

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New Haven, Connecticut 06510

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Comments about Judge Matthew Kuperstein

Judge: Matthew Kuperstein
Date Posted: 10/3/2013 7:49:00 AM
Submited By: LD Rhino


I had the opportunity to present my case to Judge Kuperstein and could not have been more pleased. There will be some time before he renders a judgment, since one of the most recent doctors did not submit his notes yet and I wasn't as organized as I thought I was. Judge Kuperstein seemed to honestly listen to my answers and I felt that he was compassionate. As we were finishing up, he took an extra minute to explain that he is bound by the letter of the law regarding sedentary work options, despite the fact that those jobs might not be currently available. My gut is telling me I will be denied again, but I sincerely believe that the Judge gave me a chance to put my facts forward on open ears. I can't bring myself to act like a whiney b-ch and cry the blues or play up my pains because I have too much respect for myself and the court. I'm sure Judge Kuperstein can see right through the acts, too. I'm looking forward to the outcome and can only hope that Judge Kuperstein completely understands why I can't work, even in a sedentary position.

Judge: Matthew Kuperstein
Date Posted: 2/4/2013 5:38:59 AM
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Just got my denial notice. I coughed intensely from my asthma throughout the entire hearing. I have such trouble breathing on an everyday basis. This judge's perspective is erroneous at best. He is a symptom of what's wrong with CT State government. How can I work when I can't even breathe without talking???

Judge: Matthew Kuperstein
Date Posted: 11/29/2012 1:22:01 PM
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ALJ Kupertein is very pleasant off the bench, but on the bench he's ruthless. He has made numerous claimants cry and focuses on minutia to the determent of the claimant.



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Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Dismissed
Cases
Approved
Cases
Denied
New Haven 2012 14 12 5 714%50%36%
New Haven 2013 375 303 141 16219%43%38%
New Haven 2014 398 318 168 15020%38%42%
New Haven 2015 39 34 16 1813%46%41%
 Totals:82666733033719%41%40%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.