Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: Social Security

4th Cir.: State disability findings may deserve substantial weight

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 ...

Read More »

Too Little Credit to Treating Physicians’ Testimony

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, ...

Read More »