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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: Disability Insurance-Credibility Determination-Residual Functional Capacity

  Plaintiff appealed the district court’s decision affirming an administrative law judge’s denial of plaintiff’s application for disability insurance benefits. Plaintiff argued that the ALJ erred in its credibility determination, improperly discounted her subjective claims of pain and failed to ...

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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 ...

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Administrative Law: Disability Insurance-Residual Functional Capacity-Sufficiency of Evidence

Petitioner appealed from the order of the district court affirming the denial of defendant’s application for disability insurance and supplemental security income. Where the administrative law judge’s conclusion regarding petitioner’s residual functional capacity was supported by substantial evidence after ALJ ...

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Administrative: Social Security Disability Benefits-Residual Functional Capacity-ALJ’s Credibility Determination

Plaintiff applied for Social Security disability benefits after leaving her job. Petitioner requested an administrative hearing, presenting voluminous medical records. An Administrative Law Judge concluded that plaintiff did not have a listed impairment and had RFC to perform sedentary work ...

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