Patton v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
JUDGMENT REVERSING THE DECISION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE 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 9 . Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on July 16, 2012. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
MICHAEL W. PATTON
Case No. 3:11-CV-03036
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner
Social Security Administration
Currently before the Court is the Report and Recommendation (Doc. 9) dated June 12, 2012,
by the Honorable James R. Marschewski, Chief United States Magistrate Judge for the Western
District of Arkansas. The objection period has passed without objections being filed by either party.
The Court has reviewed this case, and being well and sufficiently advised, finds that the Report and
Recommendation is proper and should be 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, 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 16th day of July, 2012.
s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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