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No. 108
91 S. Ct. 1420 (1971) | Cited 33913 times
... MR. JUSTICE BLACKMUN delivered the opinion of the Court. In 1966 Pedro Perales, a San Antonio truck driver, then aged 34, height 5 feet 11 inches, weight about 220 pounds, filed a claim for disability insurance benefits under the Social Security Act. Sections 216 (i)(1), 68 Stat. 1080, and 223 ...
No. 85-1409
107 S. Ct. 2287 (1987) | Cited 13384 times
... JUSTICE POWELL delivered the opinion of the Court. The question in this case is whether the Secretary of Health and Human Services may deny a claim for Social Security disability benefits on the basis of a determination that the claimant does not suffer from a medically severe impairment that ...
No. 94-35056
80 F.3d 1273 (1996) | Cited 7015 times
... SCHWARZER, District Judge. Catherine Smolen appeals the decision of the district court affirming the denial by the Commissioner of Health and Human Services ("Commissioner") of her application for disabled child's benefits pursuant to Title II of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 416, 423 ...
No. 99-35711
278 F.3d 947 (2002) | Cited 6633 times
... FOR PUBLICATION Argued and Submitted March 9, 2001--Portland, Oregon OPINION Appellant Maureen Thomas appeals the district court's order affirming the Social Security Administration Commissioner's ("Commissioner's") decision denying Thomas' application for Supplemental Security Income benefits. ...
No. 93-36136
81 F.3d 821 (1995) | Cited 6356 times
... REINHARDT, Circuit Judge: James Lester challenges the Commissioner's denial of his application for Social Security disability benefits. He argues that the Commissioner erred in failing to take into account the combined impact of his mental and physical impairments in determining whether his ...
No. 89-55782
923 F.2d 1391 (1991) | Cited 6296 times
... PREGERSON, Circuit Judge The Secretary of Health and Human Services denied Lavonne Baxter's application for disability insurance benefits. The district court affirmed the decision of the Secretary, and Baxter filed this timely appeal. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291 (1982). We reverse. ...
No. 97-36120
180 F.3d 1094 (1999) | Cited 6166 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington Robert J. Bryan, District Judge, Presiding. Argued and Submitted April 16, 1999--Seattle, Washington OPINION PREGERSON, Circuit Judge: In 1993, Richard Tackett applied for Social ...
No. 90-1641
932 F.2d 505 (1991) | Cited 6160 times
... BOGGS, Circuit Judge Eloise Howard appeals from the district court's decision to grant summary judgment, affirming the Secretary's denial of her application for Social Security benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. The district court initially referred this case to a magistrate ...
No. 05-16181
495 F.3d 625 (2007) | Cited 6041 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted April 19, 2007 -- San Francisco, California Before: Mary M. Schroeder, Chief Circuit Judge, Stephen S. Trott and William A. Fletcher, Circuit Judges. Opinion by Judge William A. Fletcher OPINION Leo Orn filed an application for Social Security ...
No. 93-35599
53 F.3d 1035 (1995) | Cited 5422 times
... RYMER, Circuit Judge: Raymond E. Andrews appeals the district court's entry of summary judgment for the Secretary of Health and Human Services, affirming the Secretary's denial of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits under Title XVI of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1381 et seq. ...
No. 97-15111
157 F.3d 715 (1998) | Cited 5286 times
... FOR PUBLICATION Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of California Ronald M. Whyte, District Judge, Presiding Argued and Submitted February 12, 1998--San Francisco, California Opinion by Chief Judge Hug SUMMARY This case involves a claim for Social Security ...
No. 10-16578
674 F.3d 1104 (2012) | Cited 5242 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted October 24, 2011-San Francisco, California Before: Susan P. Graber and Sandra S. Ikuta, Circuit Judges, and Lewis A. Kaplan, 1 Senior District Judge. Opinion by Judge Ikuta; Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Graber OPINION Edilia ...
No. 03-15986
400 F.3d 676 (2005) | Cited 5224 times
... OPINION - Motion to publish granted March 7, 2005 Argued and Submitted December 9, 2004 San Francisco, California Deborah L. Burch appeals the district court's order affirming the decision of the Administrative Law Judge ("ALJ"), which denied her applications for supplemental security income and ...
No. 88-2593
881 F.2d 747 (1989) | Cited 5042 times
... J. CLIFFORD WALLACE, Circuit Judge. Mary Magallanes appeals from the district court's judgment affirming the determination by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (Secretary) of the onset date of her disability. Magallanes argues that the Secretary's decision awarding her disability benefits ...
No. 06-55999
533 F.3d 1035 (2008) | Cited 4403 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted February 15, 2008 -- Pasadena, California. Before: Stephen S. Trott, Richard R. Clifton, and Consuelo M. Callahan, Circuit Judges. Opinion by Judge Callahan OPINION Anthony Tommasetti ("Tommasetti") filed an application for Social Security benefits ...
No. 05-36128
533 F.3d 1155 (2008) | Cited 4294 times
... FOR PUBLICATION Submitted December 6, 2007 1 -- Portland, Oregon. Before: Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, Susan P. Graber and Consuelo M. Callahan, Circuit Judges. Opinion by Judge O'Scannlain; Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Graber OPINION We must decide whether the district court ...
No. 89-1593
907 F.2d 1453 (1990) | Cited 4293 times
... ERWIN, Circuit Judge. Jackie L. Hays, Jr. ("Hays") appeals from the decision of the district court affirming the determination of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the "Secretary") that Hays was not eligible for disability insurance benefits because he had the residual functional ...
No. 04-35890
466 F.3d 880 (2006) | Cited 4277 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Submitted December 9, 2005 1 -- Portland, Oregon. Before: James R. Browning, Dorothy W. Nelson, and Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, Circuit Judges. Opinion by Judge Browning; Dissent by Judge O'Scannlain. Leroy J. Robbins appeals an affirmance of the Commissioner of Social ...
No. 88-1377
110 S. Ct. 885 (1990) | Cited 4238 times
... JUSTICE BLACKMUN delivered the opinion of the Court. This case concerns a facial challenge to the method used by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to determine whether a child is "disabled" and therefore eligible for benefits under the Supplemental Security Income Program, Title XVI of ...
No. 97-36142
169 F.3d 595 (1999) | Cited 4130 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Oregon Michael R. Hogan, District Judge, Presiding Argued and Submitted November 5, 1998--Portland, Oregon Opinion by Judge Thompson; Dissent by Judge Noonan OPINION Plaintiff-appellant David Morgan ...
No. 89-6031
892 F.2d 15 (1989) | Cited 4083 times
... This is a motion to dismiss an appeal from an order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Edelstein, J., granting defendant-appellee's motion to dismiss the complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Defendant-appellee Secretary of Health and Human ...
No. 04-35634
427 F.3d 1211 (2005) | Cited 4075 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted September 15, 2005 -- Portland, Oregon Before: Raymond C. Fisher, Ronald M. Gould, and Carlos T. Bea, Circuit Judges. Jana Bayliss appeals the district court's affirmance of the Social Security Commissioner's denial of her application for disability ...
No. 03-13705
357 F.3d 1232 (2004) | Cited 3907 times
... PUBLISH Non-Argument Calendar Renee S. Phillips, through counsel, appeals the district court's order affirming the Commissioner's den ial of her application for social security disability insurance benefits under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). After review, we vacate the district court's order and remand ...
No. 03-1588
378 F.3d 541 (2004) | Cited 3689 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 ELECTRONIC CITATION: 2004 FED App. 0255P (6th Cir.) Argued: June 16, 2004 OPINION Robert M. Wilson, the plaintiff/appellant, challenges the decision of an administrative law judge (the "ALJ") of the Social Security ...
No. 99-3831
227 F.3d 863 (2000) | Cited 3610 times
... Argued May 18, 2000 Donna J. Clifford applied for supplemental security income ("SSI") under Title XVI of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. sec.sec. 1381 et seq., alleging a disability resulting from high blood pressure, depression, double vision, arthritis in her legs, pain in her hands, and ...
Nos. 88-4179, 88-4225
947 F.2d 341 (1991) | Cited 3584 times
... INTRODUCTION We granted a rehearing en banc in Rice v. Sullivan, 912 F.2d 1076 (9th Cir. 1990), and Bunnell v. Sullivan, 912 F.2d 1149 (9th Cir. 1990), to determine the appropriate standard for evaluating subjective complaints of pain in Social Security disability cases. Bunnell v. Sullivan, 925 ...
No. 93-2496
67 F.3d 1553 (1995) | Cited 3429 times
... PER CURIAM: Josephine Foote appeals from a district court order granting judgment in favor of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (Secretary) who denied Foote's application for disability benefits under the Supplemental Security Income Program of the Social Security Act. 42 U.S.C. §§ 1381 ...
No. 08-6270
581 F.3d 399 (2009) | Cited 3419 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 Submitted: April 23, 2009 Before: BATCHELDER, Chief Judge; SUHRHEINRICH and SUTTON, Circuit Judges. OPINION Thomas Blakley seeks review of a district court's judgment affirming the decision of an administrative law judge ...
No. 86-2353
844 F.2d 748 (1988) | Cited 3418 times
... McKAY, Circuit Judge. Appellant, Glen W. Williams, appeals from an order of the district court affirming a decision of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (Secretary) that denies Mr. Williams' application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income (SSI) under Titles ...
No. 93-3120
25 F.3d 284 (1994) | Cited 3373 times
... Per Curiam. Plaintiff Charlene M. Cutlip seeks judicial review of the decision of the Secretary of Health and Human Services terminating her social security disability benefits. The district court affirmed the Secretary's decision. For reasons stated hereafter, we affirm. Background Cutlip filed ...
No. 81-1983
103 S. Ct. 1952 (1983) | Cited 3361 times
... JUSTICE POWELL delivered the opinion of the Court. The issue is whether the Secretary of Health and Human Services may rely on published medical-vocational guidelines to determine a claimant's right to Social Security disability benefits. I The Social Security Act defines "disability" in terms ...
No. 99-56486
242 F.3d 1144 (2001) | Cited 3159 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted February 8, 2001--Pasadena, California Opinion by Judge Canby Silva Tonapetyan appeals from the district court's summary judgment affirming the decision of the Commissioner of Social Security denying her supplemental security income disability ...
No. 82-5071
703 F.2d 1233 (1983) | Cited 3063 times
... VANCE, Circuit Judge: PROCEDURAL HISTORY This is an appeal of an affirmance of the Secretary of Health and Human Services' denial of a claim for disability benefits under the Social Security Act. Claimant Bloodsworth filed applications for a period of disability, disability insurance benefits, ...
Docket No. 98-6079
168 F.3d 72 (1999) | Cited 3060 times
... August Term, 1998 Argued December 8, 1998 Plaintiff appeals from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Denise L. Cote, J., affirming the decision of an administrative law Judge which denied plaintiff Social Security disability benefits. We hold that ...
No. 06-36072
554 F.3d 1219 (2009) | Cited 3001 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted October 23, 2008 -- Portland, Oregon. Before: A. Wallace Tashima and Milan D. Smith, Jr., Circuit Judges, and George H. Wu, 1 District Judge. Opinion by Judge Tashima; Concurrence by Judge Wu OPINION Mary Bray ("Bray") appeals the district ...
No. 75-1443.
430 U.S. 99 (1977) | Cited 2917 times
... Argued January 11-12, 1977 BRENNAN, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which WHITE, MARSHALL, BLACKMUN, POWELL, and REHNQUIST, JJ., joined. STEWART, J., filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which BURGER, C. J., joined, post, p. 109. STEVENS, J., took no part in the consideration ...
No. 04-11040
395 F.3d 1206 (2005) | Cited 2911 times
... [PUBLISH] The key issue in this disability benefits case is whether the district court afforded proper deference to the agency decision of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration ("Commissioner") to deny Social Security disability benefits to claimant Bobby Dyer. After a careful ...
No. 04-1963
434 F.3d 650 (2005) | Cited 2900 times
... PUBLISHED - Ordered published January 20, 2006 Argued: October 26, 2005 Before WILKINSON, WILLIAMS, and TRAXLER, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by published per curiam opinion. Judge Williams wrote the opinion, in which Judge Wilkinson and Judge Traxler concurred. Unpublished opinions are not binding ...
Nos. 84-1455, 84-5352
800 F.2d 535 (1986) | Cited 2856 times
... ENGEL, Circuit Judge, delivered the opinion of the court in which LIVELY, C.J., KENNEDY, KRUPANSKY, WELLFORD, MILBURN, GUY and NELSON, J.J., joined. NELSON, J., (pp. 41-44) delivered a separate concurring opinion. MERRITT, J., (pp. 45-47) delivered a separate opinion, concurring in part and ...
No. 96-6815.
125 F.3d 1436 (1997) | Cited 2811 times
... FAY, Senior Circuit Judge: In this appeal we review the district court's affirmance of the Commissioner's decision to award disability benefits to Claimant Jackson Lewis for the period of June 17, 1990, to November 12, 1992. Lewis argues that he continues to be unable to do any work due to a ...
No. 99-55977
261 F.3d 853 (2001) | Cited 2802 times
... FOR PUBLICATION Submitted February 12, 2001 2 --Pasadena, California Opinion by Judge Tashima; Dissent by Judge Ferguson OPINION Kathryn C. Rollins appeals from the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, affirming the ...
No. 08-35374
574 F.3d 685 (2009) | Cited 2791 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted June 5, 2009-Portland, Oregon Before: Alfred T. Goodwin, Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, and Raymond C. Fisher, Circuit Judges. Opinion by Judge O'Scannlain OPINION We must determine the circumstances under which the Social Security Administration can ...
No. 83-5637
745 F.2d 383 (1984) | Cited 2736 times
... Before: EDWARDS, Circuit Judge; BROWN, Senior Circuit Judge; and DOWD, District Judge.*fn* DOWD, District Judge, delivered the opinion of the Court, in which EDWARDS, Circuit Judge, joined. BROWN, Senior Circuit Judge (p. 15), delivered a separate dissenting opinion. DOWD, District Judge. Douglas ...
No. 72-1187.
483 F.2d 773 (1972) | Cited 2728 times
... Before BOREMAN, Senior Circuit Judge, and CRAVEN and BUTZNER, Circuit Judges. BOREMAN, Senior Circuit Judge: The Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare appeals from a decision of the district court reversing the Secretary's administrative denial of disability benefits to claimant, Rachel R. ...
No. 04-57046
481 F.3d 742 (2007) | Cited 2718 times
... FOR PUBLICATION Submitted February 5, 2007 2 -- Pasadena, California. Before: Cynthia Holcomb Hall, Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, and Consuelo M. Callahan, Circuit Judges. OPINION In 1996, Congress amended the Social Security Act to preclude an award of disability benefits if drug or alcohol abuse ...
No. 84-1923
106 S. Ct. 2022 (1986) | Cited 2715 times
... JUSTICE POWELL delivered the opinion of the Court. This class action was brought pursuant to 42 U. S. C. § 405(g) challenging an internal policy of the Secretary of Health and Human Services that had the effect of denying disability benefits to numerous claimants who may have been entitled to ...
No. 01-2315
336 F.3d 469 (2003) | Cited 2697 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 ELECTRONIC CITATION: 2003 FED App. 0231P (6th Cir.) Argued: March 27, 2003 OPINION In December 1999 and February 2000, Angela M. Jones applied for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income, claiming ...
No. 00-16090
246 F.3d 1195 (2001) | Cited 2626 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted February 15, 2001--San Francisco, California Opinion by Judge B. Fletcher; Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Fernandez OPINION Anne Holohan appeals from the district court's grant of summary judgment to the Commissioner of Social ...
No. 06-5622
478 F.3d 742 (2007) | Cited 2617 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 Argued: January 30, 2007 Before: GILMAN and SUTTON, Circuit Judges; TARNOW, District Judge. 1 OPINION In April of 2002, David Bowen applied for disability insurance benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). ...
No. 80-2027
642 F.2d 700 (1981) | Cited 2571 times
... Opinion OF THE COURT In this action, appellant, Daniel P. Cotter, seeks review of the decision of the Secretary of Health and Human Services denying Cotter's concurrent applications for disability benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act as amended, 42 U.S.C. §§ 416(i), 423 (1976), and ...
No. 99-55356
236 F.3d 503 (2001) | Cited 2533 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted October 13, 2000 Pasadena, California Opinion by Judge Alsup OPINION Bradley Lewis appeals the magistrate judge's affirmance of a final decision of the Commissioner of Social Security, which denied his application for disability insurance and ...
No. 01-1951
274 F.3d 1211 (2001) | Cited 2466 times
... Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri Submitted: November 15, 2001 Dennis W. Pearsall appeals the denial of social security disability insurance benefits. Pearsall applied for benefits in June 1997 and alleges disability since January 1, 1997, stemming ...
Docket No. 03-6094
362 F.3d 28 (2004) | Cited 2454 times
... Argued: November 21, 2003 Plaintiff Darline Halloran appeals from a judgment entered in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York (Sharpe, Mag. J.), affirming the decision of the Commissioner of Social Security ("the Commissioner"), who denied Halloran's claim for ...
No. 99-5827
220 F.3d 112 (2000) | Cited 2435 times
... Argued: June 20, 2000 OPINION OF THE COURT Ethel Burnett ("Burnett"), asserting error in the denial of her application for social security disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act ("the Act"), 42 U.S.C. SS 401-433, has appealed the District Court's order affirming ...
No. 98-1626
181 F.3d 358 (1999) | Cited 2434 times
... Submitted Under Third Circuit LAR 34.1(a) February 12, 1999 (Filed: May 18, 1999) OPINION OF THE COURT Wayne R. Hartranft, appeals the District Court's affirmance of the Commissioner of Social Security's Conclusion that Hartranft is not entitled to disability insurance benefits (DIB) under Title ...
No. 01-14542
284 F.3d 1219 (2002) | Cited 2432 times
... [PUBLISH] Non-Argument Calendar Jo Anne B. Barnhart, Commissioner of the Social Security Administration ("Commissioner"), appeals the district court's order reversing the Commissioner's denial of Andrew T. Wilson's application for disability and disability insurance benefits, 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). ...
No. 99-1784
221 F.3d 1065 (2000) | Cited 2409 times
... Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Submitted: April 13, 2000 Sheila J. Young appeals from the district court's 2 order affirming the denial of her request for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 401 et ...
No. 98-1825
186 F.3d 422 (1999) | Cited 2393 times
... Argued March 1, 1999 * Hon. Murray M. Schwartz, Senior United States District Judge for the District of Delaware, sitting by designation. Opinion filed August 5, 1999 OPINION OF THE COURT Evelyn Plummer asserts error in the denial of her application for social security disability insurance ...
No. 03-15155
379 F.3d 587 (2004) | Cited 2387 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Argued and Submitted March 11, 2004-San Francisco, California Plaintiff-Appellant Kathryn L. Benecke appeals a decision of the district court remanding to the Social Security Admin-istration (SSA) for additional administrative proceedings instead of an immediate award of ...
No. 80-1739
658 F.2d 260 (1981) | Cited 2339 times
... Alva M. Hall appeals from a judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, which affirmed a final decision of the Secretary of Health and Human Services denying Hall's application for social security disability insurance benefits. Concluding that the administrative ...
No. 00-2303
245 F.3d 881 (2001) | Cited 2290 times
... Argued November 3, 2000 Plaintiff Joseph A. Zurawski applied for Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income, on the ground that he had become disabled due to a back disorder, neck pain, a loss of strength in his legs, arms and shoulder, and depression, at the age of ...
No. 04-13176
405 F.3d 1208 (2005) | Cited 2250 times
... [PUBLISH] Before BARKETT, HILL and FARRIS 1 , Circuit Judges. Christi L. Moore appeals the district court's order affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's ("Commissioner") denial of her application for Disability Insurance Benefit ("DIB") and Supplemental Security Income ("SSI") payments ...
No. 98-9537
530 U.S. 103 (2000) | Cited 2244 times
... On Writ Of Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Fifth Circuit Justice Thomas announced the judgment of the Court and delivered the opinion of the Court with respect to Parts I and II-A, and an opinion with respect to Part II-B, in which Justice Stevens, Justice Souter, and ...
No. 02-763
124 S.Ct. 376 (2003) | Cited 2199 times
... Under the Social Security Act, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is authorized to pay disability insurance benefits and Supplemental Security Income to persons who have a "disability." A person qualifies as disabled, and thereby eligible for such benefits, "only if his physical or mental ...
No. 00-1105
270 F.3d 171 (2001) | Cited 2189 times
... As amended October 26, 2001. PUBLISHED Argued: November 1, 2000 Affirmed by published per curiam opinion. Judge Williams wrote the opinion, in which Judge Luttig and Judge Traxler joined. OPINION Patricia Mastro, Appellant, challenges the decision of the Commissioner of Social Security ...
No. 582, 81-6182
675 F.2d 464 (1982) | Cited 2181 times
... Elmer G. Berry appeals from the judgment of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont, James S. Holden, Chief Judge, upholding the denial by the Secretary of Health and Human Services of Berry's application for disability benefits under Title II and Title XVI of the Social ...
No. 87-1518
829 F.2d 514 (1987) | Cited 2161 times
... VAN GRAAFEILAND, Circuit Judge: Hallie Coffman, as Executrix of Estate of Junior R. Coffman, appeals from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia (Kidd, J.), which affirmed the Secretary of Health and Human Services' denial of Junior Coffman's ...
No. 99-1989
247 F.3d 34 (2001) | Cited 2142 times
... Argued: August 2, 2000 Filed April 11, 2001 OPINION OF THE COURT This case arises from the denial of Tommaso Fargnoli's ("Fargnoli") application for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. SS 401-433 ("Act"). Fargnoli appeals the District Court's order ...
No. 90-2246
933 F.2d 799 (1991) | Cited 2137 times
... ANDERSON, Circuit Judge Mary Hope Casias appeals from the district court's order affirming the decision of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to deny her application for Social Security disability benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 416(i) and 423. 2 We affirm. ...
No. 89-2119
905 F.2d 918 (1990) | Cited 2097 times
... GUY, Circuit Judge. The claimant, Eddie W. Abbott, appeals a district court judgment affirming the final decision of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) denying his application for disability insurance benefits, 42 U.S.C. § 401 et seq., and supplemental security income, 42 ...
No. 86-6233
817 F.2d 983 (1987) | Cited 2096 times
... JON O. NEWMAN, Circuit Judge: This appeal involves another in a long line of cases raising the issue whether the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is observing the treating physician rule in determining claims for disability benefits, see Schisler v. Heckler, 787 F.2d 76, 81 (2d Cir. ...
No. 99-4400
245 F.3d 528 (2001) | Cited 2087 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 File Name: 01a0078p.06 Argued: November 30, 2000 OPINION Claimant-Appellant, Ruby E. Heston ("Heston") filed an application for disability benefits which was denied, and now appeals the district court's decision upholding ...
No. 01-36102
340 F.3d 871 (2003) | Cited 2068 times
... FOR PUBLICATION Argued and Submitted May 9, 2003-Portland, Oregon OPINION Jeanne Connett appeals from the judgment of the district court affirming the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration's denial of benefits. We affirm in part, and reverse and remand in part. Connett applied for ...
No. 92-35445
12 F.3d 915 (1993) | Cited 2058 times
... KOZINSKI, Circuit Judge: Dodrill appeals from a denial of disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. The administrative law Judge upheld the Secretary of Health and Human Services' finding that Dodrill was not disabled; a timely request for review was declined by the ...
No. 04-2251
425 F.3d 345 (2005) | Cited 1967 times
... ARGUED JANUARY 6, 2005 Before MANION, WOOD, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges. This is a somewhat unusual Social Security appeal. After an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) rejected Nelson Taylor's application for disability benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 423, he appealed ...
No. 07-2303
539 F.3d 668 (2008) | Cited 1960 times
... ARGUED JANUARY 24, 2008 Before POSNER, RIPPLE, and TINDER, Circuit Judges. Roger Craft filed an application in August 2001 for Disability Insurance Benefits ("DIB") and an application in September 2001 for Supplemental Security Income ("SSI"), alleging a disability due to diabetes mellitus and ...
No. 85-4198
812 F.2d 1226 (1987) | Cited 1934 times
... TANG, Circuit Judge: Mrs. Sprague appeals denial of widow's disability benefits contending there was not substantial evidence to support the finding of no disability, that the Secretary did not adequately consider evidence of her mental condition, and that the ALJ erred in failing to explain why ...
No. 01-2911
292 F.3d 576 (2002) | Cited 1911 times
... Submitted: February 15, 2002 Theresa Ramirez ("Claimant") appeals from a final judgment entered in the United States District Court 2 for the Southern District of Iowa affirming the decision of the Social Security Administration ("SSA") to deny her application for Supplemental Security Income ...
No. 07-2185
529 F.3d 408 (2008) | Cited 1908 times
... ARGUED APRIL 4, 2008 Before POSNER, KANNE, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges. Dianna Elder applied for Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), claiming that her fibromyalgia rendered her disabled as that term is defined by the Social Security Act ("the Act"), 42 U.S.C. § ...
No. 04-1779
399 F.3d 546 (2005) | Cited 1902 times
... PRECEDENTIAL Argued December 7, 2004 OPINION Joyce Rutherford ("Rutherford") challenges the denial of her application for Supplemental Security Income ("SSI") under Title XVI of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1381-1383f ("Act"). 2 She filed for benefits in June 2000, claiming an onset ...
No. 04-3337
421 F.3d 785 (2005) | Cited 1897 times
... Submitted: June 22, 2005 Before MURPHY, BYE, and SMITH, Circuit Judges. Geneva Goff appeals from the district court's 1 order affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of her application for disability insurance and supplemental security income benefits. Goff claims she is disabled ...
No. 06-15291 DFL/CMK
528 F.3d 1194 (2008) | Cited 1885 times
... FOR PUBLICATION Argued and Submitted December 5, 2007 -- San Francisco, California. Before: Betty B. Fletcher, William C. Canby, Jr., and Johnnie B. Rawlinson, Circuit Judges. Dissent by Judge Rawlinson OPINION Plaintiff-Appellant Karen L. Ryan appeals the district court's order granting ...
Docket No. 11-2121-cv
683 F.3d 443 (2012) | Cited 1879 times
... 11-2121-cv Brault v. Social Security Administration Argued: May 22, 2012 Before: B.D. PARKER, HALL, WALLACE, 1 Circuit Judges. Plaintiff-Appellant appeals from the district court's affirmance of the decision of the Commissioner of Social Security denying his application for disability ...
No. 12-3553
710 F.3d 365 (2013) | Cited 1876 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit I.O.P. 32.1(b) File Name: 13a0064p.06 Argued: January 22, 2013 Before: CLAY, GILMAN, and McKEAGUE, Circuit Judges. OPINION Charles Gayheart applied for Social Security disability insurance benefits (DIB) in December 2005 due to ...
No. 99-1033
202 F.3d 268 (1999) | Cited 1865 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 File Name: 00a0048p.06 Argued: December 14, 1999 OPINION Administrative Law Judge Paula Zera denied plaintiff Yer Her's request for Social Security disability and Supplemental Security Income benefits, a decision which ...
No. 06-4415
499 F.3d 506 (2007) | Cited 1862 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 Argued: July 19, 2007 Before: KENNEDY, GIBBONS, and McKEAGUE, Circuit Judges. OPINION Paul W. Bass II ("plaintiff") seeks review of the district court's decision upholding the Administrative Law Judge's (ALJ's) denial of ...
No. 99-35555
253 F.3d 1152 (2001) | Cited 1804 times
... FOR PUBLICATION Argued and Submitted February 16, 2001--San Francisco, California Amended Opinion Filed August 9, 2001 OPINION Carl Edlund appeals from the denial of his 1993 application for Social Security disability and supplemental benefits. Edlund has not engaged in substantial employment ...
No. 99-1938
225 F.3d 310 (2000) | Cited 1789 times
... Argued: April 25, 2000 Filed August 22, 2000 OPINION OF THE COURT William Morales appeals the decision of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Brody, Judge) approving and adopting the Report and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate (Scuderi, M.J.) ...
No. 87-3809
879 F.2d 498 (1989) | Cited 1779 times
... NELSON, Circuit Judge: Elizabeth Hammock appeals from the district court's grant of summary judgment for the Secretary of Health and Human Services ("the Secretary") upholding a denial of Supplemental Social Security Income ("SSI") benefits under 42 U.S.C. §§ 1381, et seq. and a denial of ...
Docket No. 97-6240
177 F.3d 128 (1999) | Cited 1776 times
... Argued: April 21, 1999 Appeal from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York (Michael A. Telesca, J.) upholding the decision of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration to deny Social Security Disability Insurance payments to the plaintiff. ...
No. 92-7090
987 F.2d 1482 (1993) | Cited 1776 times
... EBEL, Circuit Judge. Claimant Linda S. Thompson alleges a disability due to back problems and pain. She applied for disability benefits and supplemental security income benefits on January 20, 1990, alleging a disability beginning on December 12, 1989. Her application was denied initially by the ...
No. 97-55827
172 F.3d 1111 (1999) | Cited 1768 times
... FOR PUBLICATION OPINION Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of California Robert N. Block, Magistrate Judge, Presiding Argued and Submitted February 2, 1999--Pasadena, California Opinion by Judge D.W. Nelson OPINION Bertha Meanel appeals the district court's ...
No. 00-4267
279 F.3d 348 (2001) | Cited 1767 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 ELECTRONIC CITATION: 2002 FED App. 0044P (6th Cir.) Argued: November 28, 2001 OPINION Theresa E. Foster applied for and was denied disability insurance benefits and Supplemental Security Income under Titles II and XVI of ...
No. 81-6248, Cal. No. 838 -- August Term, 1981
685 F.2d 60 (1982) | Cited 1749 times
... VAN GRAAFEILAND, Circuit Judge: Plaintiff David Rutherford appeals from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, John M. Cannella, J., affirming a final decision of the Secretary of Health and Human Services terminating Rutherford's entitlement to ...
No. 83-6063, No. 1433 -- August Term, 1982
722 F.2d 1033 (1983) | Cited 1735 times
... George Mongeur appeals from a judgment of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont (Albert W. Coffrin, District Judge) which upheld a final determination of the Secretary of Health and Human Services ("Secretary") denying Mongeur's application for reinstatement of disability ...
No. 00-3429
246 F.3d 762 (2001) | Cited 1734 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 File Name: 01a0110p.06 Submitted: March 14, 2001 OPINION Plaintiff appeals from the district court's grant of judgment in favor of the Commissioner of Social Security. The issue presented in this case is whether there ...
No. 85-2049
795 F.2d 343 (1986) | Cited 1723 times
... Before WINTER, Chief Judge, CHAPMAN, Circuit Judge, and HOUCK, United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina, sitting by designation. CHAPMAN, Circuit Judge: This case presents the single issue of whether there is substantial evidence to support the Secretary's determination ...
No. 93-1529
35 F.3d 1027 (1994) | Cited 1702 times
... RYAN, Circuit Judge. Plaintiff, Margaret Felisky, applied for Social Security Disability Benefits on February 2, 1990, claiming disability as of July 18, 1988, due to pelvic and low back pain. Her application was denied initially and on reconsideration. Following an administrative hearing, the ALJ ...
No. 92-1378
993 F.2d 31 (1992) | Cited 1690 times
... Per Curiam: William Hunter (Hunter) appeals from the decision of the district court upholding the Secretary of Health and Human Services' (the Secretary) denial of Hunter's application for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Because the Secretary's decision was supported by substantial ...
No. 06-3517
475 F.3d 727 (2007) | Cited 1690 times
... RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit Rule 206 Argued: January 24, 2007 Before: BOGGS, Chief Judge; MERRITT and MOORE, Circuit Judges. OPINION Plaintiff-Appellant Deborah Colvin ("Colvin") filed an application for Disability Insurance Benefits ("DIB") and Supplemental ...
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