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Administrative — Social Security – Disability – Possible Jobs – Both Hands – Cane for Balance (access required)

Hawkins v. Commissioner of Social Security (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-209-14, 29 pp.) (Shiva Hodges, USMJ) 1:13-cv-02966; D.S.C. Holding: Since the administrative law judge failed to acknowledge the conflict between the Dictionary of Occupational Titles’ (DOT’s) job descriptions and the vocational ...

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Administrative — Social Security – Disability – Past Relevant Work – Actual & Customary Performance – Credibility (access required)

Wright v. Colvin (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-210-14, 7 pp.) (Mary Lewis, J.) 5:13-cv-02100; D.S.C. Holding: Although plaintiff complains that she was unable to perform her past relevant work as she actually performed it, the administrative law judge found that plaintiff ...

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Administrative-Social Security – Disability – Medical Records – Heart & Pancreas Problems (access required)

Miller v. Colvin (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-174-14, 12 pp.) (Thomas Rogers III, USMJ) 4:13-cv-01927; D.S.C. Holding: Although doctors sometimes found other causes for plaintiff’s complaints of pancreatitis or heart problems, plaintiff highlights numerous medical records that support his pancreas and ...

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