Owens v. Social Security Administration

Filing 19

ORDER adopting 18 Recommended Disposition. Substantial evidence supports the ALJ's determination. The Commissioner's denial of benefits stands. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 7/28/2014. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION KENNETH D. OWENS v. PLAINTIFF No. 5:13-cv-295-DPM-HDY CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Comissioner, Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER The Court adopts Judge Young's unopposed recommendation, NQ 18. FED.R.Crv.P. 72(b)(1983 addition toAdvisoryCommitteeNotes). Owens has some serious health issues. But substantial evidence supports the ALJ' s determination that Owens has repeatedly failed to stick to his treatment plans. Burnside v. Apfel, 223 F.3d 840, 844 (8th Cir. 2000). Nor did the ALJ err in assigning little weight to Dr. Qadir's or Dr. Ball's opinions, which were conclusory and unsupported by the record. For these reasons, the Commissioner's denial of benefits stands. So Ordered. v D.P. Marshall Jr. United States District Judge I

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