Lawrence T Ragona , Alexandria, Louisiana ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2019 *fiscal year, Judge Lawrence T Ragona has disposed 439 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Alexandria, Louisiana. Out of those 439 dispostions, 93 were dismissed, 104 were approved and 242 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Ragona has approved in Alexandria for the 2019 fiscal year is 24%. The information below for Judge Lawrence T Ragona was last updated on 6/11/2019.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Alexandria 2010 645 537 330 207 17%32%51%
Alexandria 2011 660 520 329 191 21%29%50%
Alexandria 2012 697 500 354 146 28%21%51%
Alexandria 2013 657 500 362 138 24%21%55%
Alexandria 2014 579 449 319 130 22%22%55%
Alexandria 2015 541 439 309 130 19%24%57%
Alexandria 2016 488 403 285 118 17%24%58%
Alexandria 2017 476 338 218 120 29%25%46%
Alexandria 2018 213 161 111 50 24%23%52%
Alexandria 2019 439 346 242 104 21%24%55%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
Lawrence T RagonaNo Stats for FY 2020
All ALJs in Alexandria Office 21% 34% 46%
All ALJs in Louisiana22%37%41%
All ALJs in the Nation20%42%38%
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Judge: Lawrence T Ragona
2/18/2020 3:09:06 AM

Was denied! Case was remanded! I’m 45 and suffer from several debilitating pain from waist down on a walker! Will go before Mr.Ragona again beet soon ! I hope and pray he has mercy upon me ! Disability has disrupted my life my marriage and you just don’t quit a $20 hr job and decided hey I’m gonna draw a check! My parents raised me with strong work ethics! Young people get hurt ! I’m glad he doesn’t endure what I do ! I wouldn’t wish that on anyone at all! So to you Mr.Ragona I understand you have a job to do! I understand that people work the system but you need to understand that some of us aren’t playing.We are desperate for any help we can get ! My fate my daughters fate lies in your hands sir! Please have mercy on us!

Judge: Lawrence T Ragona
5/29/2019 10:28:28 PM

He seemed like a nice guy but obviously has no business being an alj.

Judge: Lawrence T Ragona
1/2/2019 11:00:33 PM

This man has denied me not once but twice. I have seizures, sever hearing loss, NF2, and multiple schwanomas on my spinal cord along with multiple neurofibromas throughout my body. I'm not allowed to drive at all. All the jobs the so called vocational specialist talked about were not even in my dang area. ****, he's not even from the same state as I am. I can't drive or work but I'm according to him not disabled. Tell me who the **** is gonna hire a woman that uses a walker and falls if she don't and can't even drive to get to work.

Judge: Lawrence T Ragona
10/24/2018 9:44:10 PM

Zero stars.... I’d like to know when he is going to retire.

100% Disabled Combat Veteran
Judge: Lawrence T Ragona
8/17/2015 12:54:50 PM

My hearing was with "Judge" Ragona, 10 days ago. My lawyer called and told me that that the judge had sent my case to the decision writing part less than 48 hours of our hearing which meant that he made his decision during the hearing or shortly afterwards. They were confident that I would receive my benefits. What kind of person would rule against a 100% disabled combat vet? It was hard to phantom that I was denied. The VA rates me 100% Permanent and Total in 2 categories and a combined 60% in 4 categories and in addition to my ratings I am unemployable by the VA standards. Despite my combat injuries, blood disorder, liver problems, 48 surgeries, 3 surgeries scheduled next month, I am covered in scars, I have 2-4 dr appointments a week, two time cancer survivor, bilateral hearing loss, TBI, tinnitus, back injury, knee injury, in physical therapy, had a cortisone shot TODAY, heart condition, lung condition, loss of use of my thumb and partial use of a finger, and several other things I was still denied. Can anyone please explain to me how I can work? Who will hire me for a 40 hour job and work around my dr appointments, physical therapy, surgeries, recovery for my surgeries, etc? That is right. No one. Even if there was, I am UNEMPLOYABLE thru the VA. I fought for my country. Greatest honor in the world was serving my country. Unfortunately, I came home to fight an uphill battle to get the benefits I earned in battle. Today, I wish the IED would have taken my life because the government has abandoned me and the other vets.

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