Kenneth Smith, Jr. v. Carolyn Colvin


PER CURIAM OPINION FILED - THE COURT: Lavenski R. Smith, Duane Benton and Bobby E. Shepherd (UNPUBLISHED) [4457078] [16-1719]

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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 16-1719 ___________________________ Kenneth L. Smith, Jr. lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellant v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security lllllllllllllllllllll Defendant - Appellee ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - Cape Girardeau ____________ Submitted: October 5, 2016 Filed: October 11, 2016 [Unpublished] ____________ Before SMITH, BENTON, and SHEPHERD, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Kenneth L. Smith, Jr., appeals from the decision of the district court1 affirming an administrative law judge’s decision denying him disability insurance benefits. 1 The Honorable Ronnie L. White, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. Appellate Case: 16-1719 Page: 1 Date Filed: 10/11/2016 Entry ID: 4457078 Having carefully reviewed the record before us and the parties’ submissions on appeal, we conclude that substantial evidence on the record as a whole supports the adverse decision. See Johnson v. Colvin, 788 F.3d 870, 872 (8th Cir. 2015) (substantial evidence is that which reasonable mind would accept as adequate to support Commissioner’s decision). The judgment of the district court is affirmed. ______________________________ -2- Appellate Case: 16-1719 Page: 2 Date Filed: 10/11/2016 Entry ID: 4457078

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