No. 14-1251.

826 F.3d 500 (2016)

Chris STOVIC, Petitioner v. RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD and Social Security Administration, Respondents.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided June 24, 2016.

Rehearing En Banc Denied July 18, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Burden H. Walker , appointed by the court, argued the cause as amicus curiae for petitioner. With him on the briefs were Jonathan D. Hacker and Jason Zarrow.

Chris Stovic, pro se, filed the briefs for petitioner.

Debra Chesnin , General Attorney, Railroad Retirement Board, argued the cause for respondents. With her on the brief were Alisa B. Klein , Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Robert D. Kamenshine , Attorney, and Karl T. Blank , General Counsel, Railroad Retirement Board. Dana J. Martin , Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, entered an appearance.

Before: HENDERSON, ROGERS, and KAVANAUGH, Circuit Judges.

In 1995, after working in the railroad industry for more than 30 years, Chris Stovic retired. Upon his retirement, Stovic was entitled to retirement benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act. For covered railroad workers, that Act's benefits system in essence substitutes for the Social Security benefits program.


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