United States District Court, W.D. Kentucky, Bowling Green Division
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
King, Magistrate Judge United States District Court.
matter is before the Court on Plaintiff's complaint
seeking judicial review, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 405(g),
of the final decision of the Commissioner denying her claims
for Social Security disability benefits. The fact and law
summaries of Plaintiff and Defendant are at Dockets 20 and
24, and the case is ripe for determination.
parties have consented to the jurisdiction of the undersigned
Magistrate Judge to determine this case, with any appeal
lying before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Docket 13.
the administrative law judge's (ALJ's) decision is
supported by substantial evidence and is in accord with
applicable legal standards, the Court will AFFIRM the
Commissioner's final decision and DISMISS Plaintiff's
2001, Plaintiff's thyroid gland was surgically removed,
and she has since taken Levothyroxine, a manufactured form of
the thyroid hormone. Administrative record (AR), pp. 78, 356.
2011, the prior ALJ denied Plaintiff's prior Social
Security disability claims. Decision at AR, pp. 175-180.
February 2012, Plaintiff reported to the emergency department
alleging injury from a motor vehicle accident. AR, p. 404.
August 2012, Plaintiff quit her job in sales for a pest
control company alleging harassment. AR, p. 494.
September 2012, Plaintiff reported to the emergency
department alleging injury from a second motor vehicle
accident. AR, p. 400.
January 2013, Plaintiff filed the present Social Security
disability claims alleging onset of disability in August
2012. AR, pp. 32, 41.
November 10, 2013, Plaintiff's cousin hit her in the back
of the head (apparently an act of violence). AR, p. 607.
November 15, 2013, Plaintiff reported to the emergency
department alleging injury from a third motor vehicle
accident. AR, p. 564.
February 18, 2015, Plaintiff reported to the hospital after a
fourth motor vehicle accident occurring ...