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Administrative Law: Disability Benefits-Denial of Application-Residual Functional Capacity

Where a claimant of disability benefits challenged the denial of her application, substantial evidence supported the administrative law judge’s finding of residual functional capacity related to her right hand, so the judgment is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed. Pemberton v. Saul ...

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Lawyers: Success in Missouri disability benefits cases wanes

The percentage of successful disability cases aimed at reversing the denial or re-evaluation of benefits for the aged, blind or disabled has been consistently dropping for years, Legal Aid of Western Missouri said. Data provided by the Missouri Department of ...

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Lawyers: Success in Missouri disability benefits cases wanes

The percentage of successful disability cases aimed at reversing the denial or re-evaluation of benefits for the aged, blind or disabled has been consistently dropping for years, Legal Aid of Western Missouri said. Data provided by the Missouri Department of ...

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Employer-Employee: Disability Benefits-Total vs. Partial Disability-Termination of Benefits

Plaintiff worked for defendant until he underwent gallbladder-removal surgery for cancer and was approved for total disability benefits. After plaintiff underwent an IME, defendant concluded that plaintiff was partially disabled and terminated his benefits when partial disability ran out. The ...

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Administrative : Disability Benefits – Ability to Function

Where appellant was denied disability benefits and supplemental security income, and the ALJ based its decision on medical records which showed “no acute distress” and “normal movement of all extremities”, the ALJ failed to satisfy his duty to fully and ...

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