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Administrative Law: SSDI-Evidence of Disability-Weight of Evidence

Plaintiff appealed from the denial of her application for disability insurance benefits. Where the administrative law judge was entitled to discount plaintiff’s subjective complaints as inconsistent with the medical evidence, and there was substantial evidence to support finding that plaintiff ...

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Administrative: SSDI-Disability-Residual Functional Capacity

Plaintiff appealed the district court’s judgment upholding the Social Security Administration commissioner’s decision to deny SSDI benefits to plaintiff, after an ALJ concluded that plaintiff was not under a disability and had residual functional capacity to perform light work. Where ...

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Administrative: SSDI-Residual Functional Capacity-Sufficiency of Evidence

Plaintiff, who suffered from chronic pain and obesity, applied for SSDI. An Administrative Law Judge found that plaintiff suffered from six severe impairments but had residual functional capacity to perform light work with limitations. A vocational expert testified that jobs ...

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Administrative: SSDI-Erroneous Onset Date-“Subsidized” Earnings

Plaintiff applied for SSDI. The Social Security Administration mistakenly recorded plaintiff’s onset date and also learned that her earnings had been “subsidized.” Although it was recommended to move up plaintiff’s onset date to allow her to keep SSDI overpayments, an ...

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