Bennie E. Shurn, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Donna E. Shalala, Secretary, Department of Health & Humanservices, Defendant-appellee, 50 F.3d 16 (9th Cir. 1995)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 50 F.3d 16 (9th Cir. 1995)

Submitted March 9, 1995. *Decided March 17, 1995

Before: BROWNING, BOOCHEVER, and BEEZER, Circuit Judges.


The Secretary did not err by determining that Shurn was not disabled. The regulations indicate that a person aged 55 and older with transferable skills is not disabled if she can perform "light" or "sedentary" work. 20 C.F.R. Pt. 404, Subpt. P, App. 2, Rules 201.03, 202.03. Shurn concedes that she is capable of performing work requiring "light" levels of exertion, and substantial evidence supported the ALJ's conclusion that Shurn had gained transferable skills in her previous work. Matthews v. Shalala, 10 F.3d 678, 679 (9th Cir. 1993).



The panel finds this case appropriate for submission without oral argument pursuant to 9th Cir.R. 34-4 and Fed. R. App. P. 34(a)


This disposition is not appropriate for publication and may not be cited to or by the courts of this circuit except as provided by 9th Cir.R. 36-3