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http://nycourts.law.com/CourtDocumentViewer.asp?view=Document&docID=46984 Judge Swain PRO SE plaintiff brought an action pursuant to �205(g) of the Social Security Act, challenging the final decision of the commissioner of Social Security to deny plaintiff Supplemental Social Security (SSI) benefits. The court granted the commissioner’s motion for judgment on the pleadings, concluding that the administrative law judge’s (ALJ) decision was not based on legal error or unsupported by substantial evidence. The court noted that plaintiff’s medical history supports the ALJ’s findings that he was impaired as a result of HIV and could not return to his prior work as a shipping clerk. The court added, however, that these impairments do not fall under one of the impairments in Appendix I that would entitle plaintiff to SSI benefits without further inquiry. The court also found that various medical reports, several of which were prepared by physicians who treated plaintiff over the course of several months, indicate that plaintiff is not limited in physical movement or in psychological adjustment.

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