Edward M Starr , Fort Smith, Arkansas ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2017 *fiscal year, Judge Edward M Starr has disposed 452 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Out of those 452 dispostions, 87 were dismissed, 200 were approved and 165 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Starr has approved in Fort Smith for the 2017 fiscal year is 44%. The information below for Judge Edward M Starr was last updated on 9/7/2017.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Fort Smith 2010 879 793 357 436 10%50%41%
Fort Smith 2011 710 645 384 261 9%37%54%
New Haven 2011 1 1 1 0 0%0%100%
Fort Smith 2012 673 550 340 210 18%31%51%
Fort Smith 2013 639 509 293 216 20%34%46%
Fort Smith 2014 577 506 364 142 12%25%63%
Fort Smith 2015 590 520 291 229 12%39%49%
Fort Smith 2016 498 428 251 177 14%36%50%
Fort Smith 2017 452 365 165 200 19%44%37%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
Edward M StarrNo Stats for FY 2018
All ALJs in Fort Smith Office 13% 54% 33%
All ALJs in Arkansas15%47%38%
All ALJs in the Nation21%45%34%
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Judge: Edward M Starr
12/30/2017 9:56:54 PM

After listening to everything I had to say and me breaking down and crying, after he seemed to be understanding and fair and compassionate, after the vocational expert said I couldn't retain a job...he STILL DENIED my disability. I've been fighting for this for almost 2 years. I need this! They didn't even take in to consideration 3 of my illnesses and my mental health was disputed because I was 'peppy and gained rapport rapidly' when talking to the state psychiatrist they made me see. This is unfair. I cannot work. They completely ignored my illnesses. I was 'disabled', but not 'disabled' enough. I am so upset...I received my dental today after my hearing in October. I am so lost...I don't know what to do.

Robert Scott Philpott
Judge: Edward M Starr
3/23/2016 8:47:32 PM

Hay tell that Native American woman who's a Fort Smith Police officer Maddie to come see me.I'm not going to say anything about her being a cop but I'm not going to introduce her to anybody either....We kinda went out...

Leanne Freeman
Judge: Edward M Starr
6/19/2015 6:09:46 AM

I am in dier means now and about to loose everything. IM at a lose of what to do now. I was denide countinuing of my diability that I received starting March of 2007. I lost it Sep. 2012. I was told I could get a job driving, even though I have no lower reflexs abd show a drivers record in 2009 showing a violation for following to close which is a common priblem with not having the reflexes to stop in time. Other than that, I realized in my medical records after the denial, it shows multiple doctors commenting on my case, saying things that were completely false, even though I had only seen one medical doctor when I was denied. That one medical doctor, to evaluate my MS, was an Orthopedic doctor who did not speak ENGLISH well. The entire visit is undependable. I could not understand him & he had could not understand me. To top it off, the x-ray machine was BROKEN & had to at least 30+ years old.

Judge: Edward M Starr
2/23/2014 8:23:25 PM

I think judge Starr was very unfair, my husband is deathly ill, he worked 38 years and paid into social security but will probably die before he receives benefits. This is the way people that work all of their lives are treated? We'll thanks alot. I have seen people that are healthier than my husband prob healthier than me receive benefits, I guess judge Starr feels that because my husband went to work sick or not for 38 years that he doesn't deserve what he paid into social security benefits. He can't work anymore and deserves his benefits before he dies, it's so sad to watch him deteriorate and nothing that I can do to help him. Thanks judge Starr for nothing

Judge: Edward M Starr
11/6/2013 9:23:33 PM

This judge was very fair. He listened to everything my attorney, as well as I had to say. I have a rate illness that cause me to have many secondary illnesses secondary that primary illness. He asked many questions. He read my file before the hearing, and had many questions for me. He was very timely, and fair. He even apologized for the amount of time I had waited on a hearing (right at a year), and he knew it was hard to attend the heating. He would make the hearing as brief as he could. Went nicely, and he is a very caring professional man. And when I received my approval I was pleased to see my real diagnosis on there even as rare as it is.

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