Tag Archives: Social Security

4th Cir.: State disability findings may deserve substantial weight (access required)

An administrative law judge erred in according little weight to a North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services determination that the Social Security claimant qualified as disabled. The ALJ also didn’t consider the limited extent to which the claimant ...

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Too Little Credit to Treating Physicians’ Testimony (access required)

An administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration improperly discounted medical opinions by a claimant’s treating physicians in favor of testimony by a non-treating physician, the circuit court held. After being injured while using a hammer drill at work, ...

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