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Administrative: SSI and SSDI-Sequential Evaluation Process-Sufficiency of Evidence

Plaintiff appealed from the district court’s decision upholding the commissioner of Social Security’s final decision denying plaintiff’s applications for SSDI and SSI. On appeal, plaintiff argued that an administrative law judge’s findings in three steps of the statutory five-step sequential ...

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Administrative: Social Security Disability-Denial of Benefits-Residual Functional Capacity

Where a claimant challenged the denial of disability insurance benefits, the administrative law judge properly determined the residual functional capacity, and the judgment is affirmed because the credibility findings of the ALJ were entitled to deference since they were supported ...

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Administrative: Social Security Disability Insurance-Denial of Application

Petitioner appealed the denial of his application for disability insurance benefits. Where substantial record evidence supported the ALJ’s and district court’s determination that petitioner was not entitled to disability insurance benefits, the district court properly affirmed the denial of petitioner’s ...

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Administrative: Social Security Disability Benefits-Supplemental Security Income-Failure to Meet Listed Impairment

Petitioner appealed the district court’s judgment affirming the denial of petitioner’s application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income. Where substantial evidence supported the ALJ’s finding that petitioner’s impairments did not meet any listings and where petitioner’s post-hearing evidence ...

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