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Case TitleGoldner v Social Security Administration
DistrictDistrict of Maryland
Case Number1:2017cv01243
Date Filed2017-05-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James K. Bredar
PlaintiffEd Goldner
Case DescriptionEd Goldner submitted a FOIA request to the Social Security Administration for a list of individuals and businesses who were representing clients in social security disability claim cases. He indicated that he was not seeking private or home address information for anyone. The agency acknowledged receipt of Goldner's request, but denied it on the basis that he was seeking personal information about others included in the records. Goldner filed an administrative appeal. The agency provided some contact information for businesses, but withheld other identifying information. Goldner then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantSocial Security Administration
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2017-05-051COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0416-6647951.), filed by Ed Goldner. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Awkward, George) (Entered: 05/05/2017)
2017-05-082QC NOTICE: 1 Complaint filed by Ed Goldner. **The following attachments or exhibits are missing - Summons for the Attorney General and U.S. Attorney for Maryland. To correct this problem, file Summons using the event Notice (Other) and link Summons to 1 Complaint. (jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-083NOTICE by Ed Goldner re 1 Complaint Summons to (Awkward, George) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-084NOTICE by Ed Goldner Summons (Awkward, George) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-085Summons Issued 60 days as to Social Security Administration, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General(jnls, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-186MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice for Vincent O. Chadick (Filing fee $100, receipt number 0416-6671656.) by Ed Goldner(Awkward, George) (Entered: 05/18/2017)
2017-05-227PAPERLESS ORDER granting 6 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice on behalf of Vincent O Chadick. Directing attorney Vincent O Chadick to register online for CM/ECF at Signed by Clerk on 5/22/2017. (srd, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/22/2017)
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