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Administration: Social Security-Denial of Benefits-Intellectual Disorder

Where a claimant of supplemental security income challenged the denial of her application for benefits, the administrative law judge properly determined that the claimant’s limitations from her intellectual disorder and obesity did not rise to the level of a disability, ...

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Administration: Social Security-Denial of Benefits

Where a claimant challenged the denial of disability insurance benefits, the administrative law judge properly discounted the claimant’s subjective complaints, and substantial evidence supported the determination that the claimant was not entitled to benefits, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment ...

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Administrative: Supplemental Security Income-Denial of Benefits-Residual Functional Capacity

Plaintiff appealed from the denial of his application for supplemental security income. Although plaintiff was found to suffer from borderline intellectual functioning, learning delays, schizoaffective disorder, and mood, personality, and anxiety disorders, an ALJ concluded that plaintiff could perform his ...

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Administrative: Licensing-Denial of Application-Contested Case

Where the Department of Commerce challenged a trial court’s conclusion that the Administrative Hearing Commission’s denial of a non-resident title insurance producer license was arbitrary and capricious, and the court ordered a hearing on the application, the applicant erroneously characterized ...

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Administrative: ERISA-Termination of Benefits-Disabling Physical Condition

Where a claimant of long-term disability benefits under a plan governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act challenged the termination of benefits, the district court did not err in finding that substantial evidence supported the decision to terminate based ...

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Administrative: Licensed Peace Officer-Revocation of License

Plaintiff, a former peace officer, appealed the decision finding cause for discipline and revoking his license. Plaintiff engaged his wife in a physical altercation when he suspected her of adultery. Plaintiff’s license was revoked when the administrative hearing commission found ...

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Administrative: ERISA-Exhaustion of Remedies-Fiduciary Duty

Where a claimant challenged the termination of her disability benefits, the judgment is affirmed because the claimant failed to administratively exhaust her claim of breach of fiduciary duty. Judgment is affirmed. Jones v. Aetna Life Insurance Company (MLW No. 74242/Case ...

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

Where a claimant of Social Security disability benefits challenged an order affirming the denial of benefits and supplemental security income, the administrative law judge properly gave little weight to the residual functional capacity opinion of the treating doctor because the ...

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Administrative: Medicaid Payments-Limit-Disproportionate Share Hospitals

Where a hospital association challenged a rule in a dispute arising from the agency’s definition of “costs incurred” for supplemental Medicaid payments, and the district court granted summary judgment in favor of the association, the rule was a reasonable exercise ...

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Administrative Law: Social Security Disability-Denial Of Benefits-Speech Apraxia

Where a claimant challenged the denial of disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income, substantial evidence supported a finding by the administrative law judge that the claimant’s speech apraxia was not disabling, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. ...

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