Wells v. Social Security Administration
TRANSFER ORDER directing the Clerk of Court to transfer immediately Plaintiff's action and entire case file to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 9/1/2011. (dmn)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE,
Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Plaintiff Lisa Wells has filed a complaint seeking judicial review of a final decision of the
Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (Commissioner) denying her claim for
disability benefits. (Doc. No. 2) 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) provides that a plaintiff’s action seeking judicial
review of the Commissioner’s decision “shall be brought in the district court of the United States
for the judicial district in which the plaintiff resides[.]” Plaintiff’s complaint indicates she is a citizen
and resident of Malvern, Arkansas, in Hot Spring County. (Doc. No. 2 at 1) The Western District
of Arkansas hears cases arising in Hot Spring County.1 Accordingly, the Clerk of the Court is
directed to transfer immediately and without delay Plaintiff’s action and entire case file to the United
States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 1st day of September, 2011.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
visited September 1, 2011)
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