Brownawell v Astrue, 2008 WL 5147953 (3rd Cir, 2008)
Van Antwerpen, Circuit Judge
Treating Physician Rule. Evaluating Migraines
An SSI applicant with a history of severe migraines, anxiety, and depression had two ALJ hearings followed by two petitions to the Appeals Council, two appeals to the district court and a final appeal to the Appeals Court for the Third Curcuit.
The Appeals Court concluded that a remand was appropriate where the ALJ decision was based on factual errors and incorrect evaluation of the opinions of the claimant
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