Basic definition of disability

CurrencyCurrent through May 31, 2023
Citation 20 C.F.R. §404.1505
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10 cases
  • Tims v. Colvin, CIVIL ACTION NO. 16-70-EWD CONSENT CASE
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — Middle District of Louisiana
    • September 11, 2017
    ...physical or mental impairment lasting at least 12 months that prevents the claimant from engaging in substantial gainful activity. 20 C.F.R. §§ 404.1505, 416.905. In determining disability, the Commissioner, through the ALJ, works through a five-step sequential evaluation process. See, 20 C......
  • Cioppa v. Astrue, Civil Action No. 10-12221-DJC
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — District of Massachusetts
    • December 22, 2011
    ...or has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than twelve months." 42 U.S.C. §§ 416(i), 423(d)(1)(a); 20 C.F.R. § 404.1505. The inability must be severe, rendering the claimant unable to do his or her previous work or any other substantial gainful activity whi......
  • McLaughlin v. Berryhill, CASE NO. 5:16-cv-01512
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — Northern District of Ohio
    • May 4, 2017
    ...is entitled to receive benefits under the Social Security Act when he/she establishes disability within the meaning of the Act. 20 C.F.R. § 404.1505 & 416.905; Kirk v. Sec'y of Health & Human Servs., 667 F.2d 524 (6th Cir. 1981). A claimant is considered disabled when she cannot perform "su......
  • Choate v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec., Case No. 3:09-cv-1253-J-12MCR
    • United States
    • U.S. District Court — Middle District of Florida
    • April 26, 2011
    ...be expected to either result in death or last for a continuous period of not less than 12 months. 42 U.S.C. §§ 416(1), 423(d)(1)(A); 20 C.F.R. § 404.1505. The ALJ must follow five steps in evaluating a claim of disability. See 20 C.F.R. §§ 404.1520, 416.920. First, if a claimant is working ......
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