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Perez-Torres V. Sec'y HHS

Date: 
01/01/1989

ALJ was free to rely solely on the Grids where he found that nonexertional impairments did not have a significant impact on the claimant's ability to perform the full range of sedentary work. Complaints of pain found credible only in part. Because claimant sought no treatment for pain, ALJ was free to discount complaints of severity. Because pain did not significantly limit claimant's ability to work, ALJ was permitted to base his decision entirely on the GRIDS.


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