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Heino v. Astrue, No. 08-3138

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By FindLaw Staff on August 27, 2009 5:27 PM

District court's denial of petitioner's application for disability insurance benefits and social security income is affirmed where:  1) substantial evidence on the record as a whole supports the ALJ's conclusion in not giving controlling weight to the treating physicians' opinions when there was conflicting evidence about claimant's ability to perform work; 2) ALJ did not err in rejecting claimant's subjective complaints based on the evidence; 3) ALJ sufficiently reviewed the record and his decision referenced claimant's obesity; 4) a hypothetical posed by the ALJ did not improperly exclude claimant's subjective pain allegations as it was unsupported by the record.     

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Appellate Information

Submitted: May 12, 2009

Filed: August 29, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Colloton, Circuit Judge

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