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Tejada v. Apfel

167 F.3d 770 (1999)

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Tejada v. Apfel

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

167 F.3d 770 (1999)

Facts

Maria Tejada (plaintiff) was denied Social Security supplemental security income after an administrative-law judge (ALJ) determined that Tejada was not disabled because she had the residual functional capacity (RFC) to perform work that did not involve lifting more than 20 pounds, including her prior work. Tejada’s prior work required her to stand for most of her eight-hour workday, to frequently bend and reach, and to occasionally lift up to 10 pounds. The ALJ did not develop the record regarding Tejada’s leg edema, arthralgia, osteoarthritis, diabetes mellitus, or severe hypertension, nor did he discuss whether those impairments prevented her from performing the exertional requirements of her prior work other than lifting up to 10 pounds. The ALJ’s decision became the final decision of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, Kenneth Apfel (defendant).

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Tsoucalas, J.)

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