Channell v. Colvin, No. 13-2533 (8th Cir. 2014)Annotate this Case
Plaintiff appealed the district court's denial of her application for supplemental security income benefits (SSI) based on her mental impairment. The court concluded that the record was not fully developed as to plaintiff's mental impairments. Accordingly, the court reversed and remanded for further development of the record. The ALJ shall reschedule plaintiff for an IQ test and other testing he deems appropriate before ruling on plaintiff's claim for benefits.
Court Description: Civil case - Social Security. The ALJ failed to adequately develop the record concerning claimant's mental impairments; on remand, the ALJ shall reschedule claimant for an IQ test and other appropriate testing before ruling on her claim for benefits.