Rice 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 in the 14 Report and Recommendations. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on November 1, 2012. (lw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
JAMES ERIC RICE
Case No. 2:11-CV-02208
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of
Social Security Administration
Currently before the Court is the Report and Recommendation (Doc. 14) filed in this case
on September 27, 2012, by the Honorable James R. Marschewski, Chief United States Magistrate
for the Western District of Arkansas. The objection period has passed with no objections being filed
by either party.
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 decision of the Administrative Law Judge is reversed, and this case
is remanded to the Commissioner for further consideration pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C.
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 1st day of November, 2012.
/s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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