United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
RECOMMENDATION OF, Magistrate Judge.
Type of benefits sought:
(X) Supplemental Security Income - Disability
Age: 51 at application, 53 at ALJ hearing
Principal Disabilities Alleged by Plaintiff: Depression, Anxiety, chronic neck and back pain, obesity, arthritis, left foot impairment, menopause, AR 181 Disability Allegedly Began: original date August 1, 2001, amended to June 19, 2009 Principal Previous Work Experience: nanny, receptionist, customer service Plaintiff Last Worked: July 2001, three months as receptionist for M.A.D.D. Education Level Achieved by Plaintiff: High School Graduate, a few months of college
PROCEDURAL HISTORY - ADMINISTRATIVE
Date of Hearing: August 4, 2011
Date of Decision: August 26, 2011
Appears in Record at: Decision AR 761-776, Hearing Transcript AR 16-72
Summary of Decision:
The claimant has not engaged in substantial gainful employment since the application date of June 19, 2011. She has the severe impairments of depression, anxiety, right knee osteoarthritis, right wrist Madelung's deformity, obesity and hypertension. These impairments, alone or in combination, do not meet or equal a Listing. She has the Residual Functional Capacity ("RFC") to perform light work, without restrictions in sitting, standing or walking. She can frequently kneel, stoop and crouch, but cannot climb ropes, ladders, or scaffolds. She must avoid concentrated exposure to hazards. She has sufficient concentration to understand, remember, and carry out simple routine tasks found in unskilled work Specific Vocational Preparation 2 ("SVP 2"). She can also perform well-learned complex instructions (SVP 3) for 2/3 of the workday. She can work superficially with the general public and coworkers. With the RFC as defined, claimant is capable of performing past relevant work as receptionist. She can also perform the representative occupations of toy stuffer, plastic computer board inspector, and grain picker which are available in substantial numbers in the economy.
Before Appeals Council:
Date of Decision: July 17, 2013
Appears in Record at: AR 1-6
Summary of Decision: declined review
PROCEDURAL HISTORY - THIS COURT
Jurisdiction based upon: 42 U.S.C. § 405(g)
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