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Administrative: Social Security Disability Benefits-Residual Functional Capacity-Failure to Address Treating Physician’s Testimony

Plaintiff appealed an administrative law judge’s decision denying plaintiff’s application for Social Security disability benefits. The ALJ concluded plaintiff had a residual functional capacity for sedentary work with some physical restrictions, based on the testimony of several non-treating physicians who examined plaintiff. Where ALJ failed to give reasons for accepting testimony of non-treating physicians over testimony ...

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