Adkins v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER ADOPTING IN ITS ENTIRETY 15 Report and Recommendations, as set forth. Judgment will entered accordingly. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on August 7, 2017. (mjm)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
STACY MELISSA ADKINS
NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting
Commissioner, Social Security Administration
The Court has received a report and recommendation (Doc. 15) from United States
Magistrate Judge Mark E. Ford. No objections have been filed and the deadline to file objections
has passed. The Magistrate recommends that the denial of benefits to Plaintiff should be reversed
and the matter remanded to the Social Security Administration for further consideration, pursuant
to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). After careful review, the Court finds that the report and
recommendation is proper, contains no clear error, and is ADOPTED IN ITS ENTIRETY.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the decision of the Commissioner of the Social
Security Administration to deny benefits to Plaintiff is REVERSED and this matter is
REMANDED for further consideration pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that on remand the Administrative Law Judge follow the
steps outlined in the conclusion of the Magistrate’s report and recommendation.
Judgment will entered accordingly.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 7th day of August, 2017.
/s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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