Blackston v. Colvin
JUDGMENT entered in accordance with the memorandum opinion and order entered on this date. Signed by Magistrate Judge P. Bradley Murray on 6/6/2017. (eec)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
VICTORIA M. BLACKSTON,
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,
Acting Commissioner of Social Security,
In accordance with the memorandum opinion and order entered on this date, it is
hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED that the decision of the Commissioner
of Social Security denying plaintiff benefits be reversed and remanded pursuant to
sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g), see Melkonyan v. Sullivan, 501 U.S. 89, 111 S.Ct.
2157, 115 L.Ed.2d 78 (1991), for further proceedings not inconsistent with this decision.
The remand pursuant to sentence four of § 405(g) makes the plaintiff a prevailing party
for purposes of the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412, Shalala v. Schaefer,
509 U.S. 292, 113 S.Ct. 2625, 125 L.Ed.2d 239 (1993), and terminates this Court’s
jurisdiction over this matter.
DONE this the 6th day of June, 2017.
s/P. BRADLEY MURRAY
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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