United States District Court, N.D. New York
CLARENCE R. WYMAN, Plaintiff,
NANCY BERRYHILL,  Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.
THE PLAINTIFF: Olinsky Law Group
THE DEFENDANTS: HON. RICHARD S. HARTUNIAN United States
P. Conte Regional Chief Counsel Office of General Counsel,
D. OLINSKY, ESQ.
ADEN Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
MEMORANDUM-DECISION AND ORDER
L. Sharpe, Senior District Judge
Clarence R. Wyman challenges the Commissioner of Social
Security's denial of supplemental security income (SSI),
seeking judicial review under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).
(Compl., Dkt. No. 1.) After reviewing the administrative
record and carefully considering Wyman's arguments, the
Commissioner's decision is reversed and remanded for
October 15, 2013, Wyman filed an application for SSI under
the Social Security Act (“the Act”).
at 96, 178-83.) After his application was denied,
(id. at 114-21), Wyman requested a hearing before an
Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), (id. at 122-24),
which was held on March 31, 2015, (id. at 26-55). On
July 8, 2015, the ALJ issued an unfavorable decision finding
Wyman ineligible for SSI and denying the requested benefits,
(id. at 10-25), which became the Commissioner's
final determination upon the Appeals Council's denial of
review, (id. at 1-5).
commenced this action by filing his complaint on January 6,
2016 wherein he sought review of the Commissioner's
determination. (See generally Compl.) The
Commissioner filed an answer and a certified copy of the
administrative transcript. (Dkt. Nos. 7, 8.) Each party,
seeking judgment on the pleadings, filed a brief. (Dkt. Nos.