Lauren Benedict , Chattanooga, Tennessee ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2016 *fiscal year, Judge Lauren Benedict has disposed 456 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Out of those 456 dispostions, 71 were dismissed, 241 were approved and 144 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Benedict has approved in Chattanooga for the 2016 fiscal year is 53%. The information below for Judge Lauren Benedict was last updated on 6/11/2019.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Dismissed
Cases
Approved
Cases
Denied
Chattanooga 2015 41 33 9 24 20%59%22%
Chattanooga 2016 456 385 144 241 16%53%32%
 Totals:49741815326516%53%31%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
AVERAGE TIME
 DismissedApprovedDenied
Lauren BenedictNo Stats for FY 2020
All ALJs in Chattanooga Office 17% 47% 36%
All ALJs in Tennessee17%47%37%
All ALJs in the Nation20%42%38%
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A.Wilson Wages
Judge: Lauren Benedict
3/26/2020 9:22:23 AM



We are waiting on a hearing via telephone please call me @ 901-872-8008

Jim Rosson
Judge: Lauren Benedict
1/14/2018 6:56:07 AM



I'm a 100% P&T Disabled Veteran with Major Depression and Major Anxiety (among other physical disabilities) since 2006. After waiting years to apply for SSD and then a couple more for a hearing this "judge" sent me for an evaluation after the first hearing. This "judge" apparently didn't agree with what a Licensed Psychologist or Vocational Rehabilitation person had to say and not only completely left it out of her final decision but as well, left out the VA Decision. She relied heavily on opinions of psychologists who never met me. This "judge's" opinion was that my alcoholism was causing the depression therefore preventing me from working. The psychologist, among several others, say otherwise. I had representation, who obviously didn't do a thorough enough job. My claim went to Falls Church VA, where it was denied. Here is my opinion of this judge, since she apparently uses her own opinion to decide claims. This "judge" is a lesbian whose dad drank heavily, beat her mother and abused her in some fashion. She has a deep hatred for men, especially alcoholics. She needs to keep her personal bias out of decisions and do her **** job. I've had to file a whole new claim. I am still unable to work and haven't since June of 2013. I hate this woman and I will REFUSE to see her if I have to do another ******* hearing.


Judge: Lauren Benedict
5/24/2016 3:08:47 PM



Thorough understanding of the case, applies the law to the facts correctly and gives claimants a full and fair hearing. ODAR needs more ALJs like Judge Benedict.



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