United States Seventh Circuit

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Spiva v. Astrue, 10-2083

District court's affirmance of a denial of plaintiff's application for social security disability claim is reversed and remanded as, an ALJ is required to determine whether, despite his limitations, the applicant for benefits can do his previous work, and here, the ALJ made no finding concerning what jobs plaintiff might be capable of doing besides his previous job at Walmart, and how many such jobs might be available in the Milwaukee area.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/09/2010
  • Decided 12/06/2010
  • Published 12/06/2010

Judges

  • <a href="http://pview.findlaw.com/view/2581437_1">POSNER</a>

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel