S. D Schwartzberg , Kingsport, Tennessee ODAR Office, Administrative Law Judge

For the 2013 *fiscal year, Judge S D Schwartzberg has disposed 800 cases at the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Kingsport, Tennessee. Out of those 800 dispostions, 64 were dismissed, 423 were approved and 313 were denied. This means that the percentage of dispositions that Judge Schwartzberg has approved in Kingsport for the 2013 fiscal year is 53%. The information below for Judge S D Schwartzberg was last updated on 9/7/2017.

Average statistics
Office*Fiscal YearTotal DispositionsTotal DecisionsTotal DenialsTotal AwardsCases
Dismissed
Cases
Approved
Cases
Denied
Kingsport 2010 741 676 253 423 9%57%34%
Kingsport 2011 759 677 261 416 11%55%34%
Kingsport 2012 801 719 274 445 10%56%34%
Kingsport 2013 800 736 313 423 8%53%39%
 Totals:31012808110117079%55%36%
*The United States Government fiscal year is from October 1st - September 30th.
AVERAGE TIME
 DismissedApprovedDenied
S D SchwartzbergNo Stats for FY 2017
All ALJs in Kingsport Office 11% 60% 29%
All ALJs in Tennessee18%52%30%
All ALJs in the Nation21%45%34%
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Vicie Vance
Judge: S. D Schwartzberg
11/24/2016 4:21:09 AM



This judge was very fair. I was made to feel very welcomed as soon as I entered the room. He greeted me and introduced the other two ladies that were in the room as well. The whole process took maybe 15 to 20 minutes. Although I was very very nervous before I went in but the atmosphere in the room was welcoming and inviting and which calmed my fears greatly.


Judge: S. D Schwartzberg
4/2/2014 11:41:44 AM



After the hearing, and before I said anything, my own attorney apologized for the judge's treatment of me, stating that he had never seen the judge do that before. During the hearing, it was clear that the judge had already made up his mind before I had walked into the room, something my attorney said was commonplace for this judge. Also, the judge totally dismissed the expert testimony of medical professionals. Lastly, the judge presented three hypotheticals to a Vocational Expert that included none of elements or limitations of my medically documented disabilities! So you tell me, how was the VE supposed to respond?! And consider this... there is a reason why this judge has the LOWEST approval percentage of eight judges for this office.

Nww
Judge: S. D Schwartzberg
10/28/2013 2:14:26 PM



Very fair! Took all my disabilities into consideration. He let me talk, he took the VE testimony into consideration.


Judge: S. D Schwartzberg
2/9/2013 10:18:15 AM



Interesting how divergent the other 2 comments are. Likely based primarily on whether the person was approved or denied?

Robert Stafford
Judge: S. D Schwartzberg
1/28/2013 3:35:08 PM



This judge was very fair.... He let me speak and then questioned a VE , who said I couldn't work.. I received my fully favorable decision in 2 weeks.


Judge: S. D Schwartzberg
9/7/2012 10:42:42 AM



What a joke. Draws incorrect inferences maliciously. Totally mean-spirited, and seems to have quite a Napoleonic complex. Ignores or impugns evidence that should lead to a clear approval.



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