Zabala v. Astrue, No. 08-0928 - U.S. Second Circuit
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Zabala v. Astrue, No. 08-0928

Petition for review of the Social Security Commissioner's denial of petitioner's application for Supplemental Security Income is denied where, although an administrative law judge improperly declined to consider a report by a treating psychiatrist, the report was substantially duplicative, such that consideration of the report would not have affected the disability determination.

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Appellate Information

Argued: May 26, 2009

Decided: February 11, 2010

Judges

Opinion by Judge Leval