Burger v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER granting 2 Motion to proceed in forma pauperis and for Service and DIRECTING SERVICE on Social Security Administration Commissioner. The plaintiff is directed to serve a copy of the complaint and this order on the defendant by certified mail, return receipt requested, as well as the US Attorney General and US Attorney for Western District/Arkansas without prepayment of fees and costs. Defendant is to answer within 60 days from the date of service. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on August 18, 2011. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
RICHARD C. BURGER
CIVIL NO. 11-3069
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner
Social Security Administration
On August 15, 2011, Plaintiff submitted a complaint for filing in this district, together
with a request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis. ECF Nos. 1, 2. Subsequently, an order
was issued directing the clerk to provisionally file the complaint prior to obtaining more specific
information regarding Plaintiff’s incarceration and institutional account. ECF No. 4. Pursuant
to the order, Plaintiff submitted an amended in forma pauperis application. ECF No. 5. After
review, it is found that Plaintiff is unable to pay for the costs of commencement of suit and,
accordingly, the following order is entered:
Plaintiff's motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The court directs that
a copy of the complaint filed herein, along with a copy of this order, be served by Plaintiff by
certified mail, return receipt requested, on Defendant, Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner, Social
Security Administration, as well as Eric H. Holder, Jr., U.S. Attorney General, and Mark W.
Webb, Assistant U.S. Attorney, without prepayment of fees and costs. Defendant is ordered to
answer within sixty (60) days from the date of service.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 18th day of August 2011.
/s/ J. Marschewski
HON. JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI
CHIEF U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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