Releford v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
JUDGMENT REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE COMMISSIONER AND REMANDING THIS CASE TO THE COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO SENTENCE FOUR of 42 U.S.C. 405(g) and adopting the Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge as set forth 13 . Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on August 21, 2012. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
KENNETH E. RELEFORD, JR.
Case No. 2:11-CV-02160
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of
Social Security Administration
Currently before the Court is the Report and Recommendation (Doc. 13) filed in this case
on June 25, 2012, by the Honorable James R. Marschewski, Chief United States Magistrate for the
Western District of Arkansas. More than fourteen (14) days have passed without objections being
filed by the parties.
The Court has reviewed this case and, being well and sufficiently advised, finds as follows:
the Report and Recommendation is proper and should be and hereby is ADOPTED IN ITS
ENTIRETY. Accordingly, the Court hereby adopts the Report and Recommendation; reverses the
decision of the Administrative Law Judge; and remands this case to the Commissioner for further
consideration pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).
If Plaintiff wishes to request an award of attorney's fees and costs under the Equal Access to
Justice Act (EAJA) 28 U.S.C. § 2412, an application may be filed up until 30 days after the judgment
becomes "not appealable" i.e., 30 days after the 60-day time for appeal has ended. See Shalala v.
Schaefer, 509 U.S. 292, 296 (1993); 28 U.S.C. §§2412(d)(1)(B),(d)(2)(G).
IT IS SO ORDERED this 21st day of August, 2012.
/s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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