Cases --- February 7th through 13th

Discrimination/Retaliation

*Farris v. Garden City, Kansas (10th Cir., February 9, 2016) (affirming dismissal because Farris failed to sufficiently allege he was a qualified individual with adisability or that he suffered intentional discrimination)

Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and Disease

*Johnson v. Colvin (10th Cir., February 10, 2016) (affirming the judgement of the district court upholding the Commissioner's denial of benefits based on questions of credibility)

*Berumen v. Colvin (10th Cir., February 10, 2016) (affirming denial of disability benefits, based in part on ALJ determinations regarding concentration, persistence, and pace limitations)

*Stewart v. Colvin (10th Cir., February 11, 2016) (affirming denial of disability insurance benefits because Stewart presented, only on appeal, insufficient evidence---bipolar disorder and suicide---of her husband's mental disability)

*Wahpekeche v. Colvin (10th Cir., February 11, 2016) (affirming denial of disability benefits based on credibility and physical limitations questions)

*Calhoun v. Colvin (10th Cir., February 11, 2016) (affirming denial of extension to file appeal based on Calhoun's untimely request, and dismissing his merits appeal)

*Richards v. Colvin (10th Cir., February 12, 2016) (affirming denial of disability andsupplemental benefits based on review of issues not raised below, learning disability, simple work limitations, GAF scores, and credibility)

*Cases marked with an asterisk are cases the 10th Circuit does not consider binding precedent except under the doctrines of law of the case, res judicata, or collateral estoppel. They may be cited, however, for persuasive value under Fed.R.App.P. 32.1 and 10th Cir.R. 32.1.