ALJ Error Disability.

Byline: Derek Hawkins

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Case Name: Curtis K. Hall v. Nancy A. Berryhill

Case No.: 17-2628

Officials: BAUER, KANNE, and SCUDDER, Circuit Judges.

Focus: ALJ Error Disability

While loading chemicals onto a truck, Curtis Hall felt a sharp pain in his back. This back pain formed the basis of his application for disability insurance benefits. An administrative law judge denied his application, and a district court upheld that determination. On appeal, Hall contends that the ALJ improperly discounted his treating physician's opinion and discredited his own testimony. Because substantial evidence supports the ALJ's decision, we affirm.


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