Donald P Cole , Providence, Rhode Island ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2015 *fiscal year, Judge Donald P Cole has disposed 391 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Providence, Rhode Island. Out of those 391 dispostions, 95 were dismissed, 114 were approved and 182 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Cole has approved in Providence for the 2015 fiscal year is 29%. The information below for Judge Donald P Cole was last updated on 6/14/2017.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Dismissed
Cases
Approved
Cases
Denied
Providence 2012 444 360 209 151 19%34%47%
Providence 2013 552 440 290 150 20%27%53%
Providence 2014 547 394 249 145 28%27%46%
Providence 2015 391 296 182 114 24%29%47%
San Diego 2015 66 46 28 18 30%27%42%
San Diego 2016 426 337 181 156 21%37%42%
San Diego 2017 331 260 131 129 21%39%40%
 Totals:27572133127086323%31%46%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
AVERAGE TIME
 DismissedApprovedDenied
Judge Cole21%39%40%
All ALJs in Providence Office 22% 38% 39%
All ALJs in Rhode Island22%38%39%
All ALJs in the Nation21%45%34%
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Manuel linares
Judge: Donald P Cole
6/29/2017 9:18:25 AM



First off i just want to thank judge cole for his respect towards myself and my family. At first i read comments and i was affraid but come court date he was wonderful and treated me with utmost respect. I know how troubling ssdi can be especially when your young but he took the time allowed me to sit and stand and treated me as well as anybody can be treated.i knew that all i can do is be truthful and the rest will fall in place. Im sorry for thise if you that dont share the same experience but i can only speak on my experience and he was more than fair. From the moment he recognized my wait process which was 2.5 years to the eye contact he made i knew he was a fair respectable judge and now my family and myself await the monthly benefits TRULY BLESSED...and good luck to all!!!

Ross
Judge: Donald P Cole
12/1/2016 8:52:36 AM



If you get this judge you have already lost he has mental problems himself don't even bother showing up for your hearing it a pilot hearing he allready jade your records and made up his mind before you get there he gets off on not paying dissabled people what there intitled to

John
Judge: Donald P Cole
11/30/2016 8:42:29 AM



Terrance human being look up his sallary on Internet you won't believe it he makes half of what the president of the United States makes a scam and a sham crooked

James
Judge: Donald P Cole
9/19/2016 2:03:12 PM



My father in law had his hearing with this judge he suffers from bak problems PTSD panic disorder and depression he has paid in 33 years he can not work but he was denied what a shame the system truly is broke they will let some one be homeless


Judge: Donald P Cole
8/16/2016 3:33:31 PM



My father in law had his hearing with judge Cole he has severe back problems PTSD and depression anxiety and panic disorder he wanted me to say the judge was a kind man who takes these matters serious he also said the judge went out of his way to make him comfortable during hearing and that he is a good person


Judge: Donald P Cole
10/23/2015 8:03:37 AM



My hearing was with Judge Cole. I was really nervous about my hearing because I made the mistake of reading the previous posts. I found Judge Cole to be polite and respectful. He gave me an opportunity to state my case and thoroughly went over my medical records. Basically, my experience was the complete opposite than what others have posted. Thank goodness!! :-)

Clare
Judge: Donald P Cole
1/21/2015 2:06:15 PM



I had this judge and left the hearing feeling like he did he best to mess with me and my answers.I never felt so outraged in my entire life. Not only did he portray himself to be so high and mighty. It took everything in my power to not go over the table after him. I knew with minutes of him opening his mouth that he did not care about anything in my case.Mental illness is a diseise just like cancer or lupus. Im going on 4 long years of this so my next rodeo better turn out better than this one.

James santos
Judge: Donald P Cole
8/28/2014 5:48:19 PM



Donald P Cole is extremely bias in his view towards mental illness. He is completely contradictory in his decision making and will look for ANY small reason to to take you, the claimants ailments and disabilities and make them appear insignificant. He is aware of it and that's the worst part. At my hearing and in my decision he was opposed to agreeing with almost all my medical records and truly made the things that I suffer with daily sound insignificant. Basically you are lower than him in his opinion and with that attitude a decision on your case will be made. This man should not be an admisitrative law judge considering his overall attitude and bias towards the system. He is highly incompetent to do the job he has been given. If you have him your best bet is to walk into a hearing on your deathbed or you will not win.


Judge: Donald P Cole
4/13/2014 11:21:46 AM



This man is an outright liar and very incompetent he literally made up things to make his seem rational there is no honest person with a brain that could have reviewed all my evidence and the many sarcastic remarks about seeing a doctor only to have a form filled out or talk about my disability so I'd like to know where else would I go for medical issues a gas station a laundry mat I chose the logical idea and sought help from medical professionals and the only reason I would go to have a form filled out is because the government required it



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