(SS) Provost v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 18

SCHEDULING ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 11/17/2021 LIFTING STAY and setting deadlines as follows: Motion for Summary Judgment due within 45 days after service of the administrative record. Responsive brief due within 45 days after service of plaintiff's opening brief. Optional reply brief due within 15 days after filing of defendant's brief. (Coll, A)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 11 MICHAEL PROVOST 12 Plaintiff, v. 13 14 Case No.: 2:21-cv-00512-AC ORDER LIFTING STAY AND SCHEDULING ORDER COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. 15 16 17 The plaintiff seeks judicial review of an administrative decision of the Commissioner of Social 18 Security denying the plaintiff’s claim for disability benefits under the Social Security Act. This matter 19 is before the undersigned pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §§ 405(g), 1383(c)(3) and Local Rule 302(c)(15). 20 Good cause appearing and pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16, the Court ORDERS: 21 1. This case was previously stayed pursuant to General Order Number 615. (See ECF No. 22 3.) However, now that the Commissioner has filed an answer and administrative transcript, the court 23 now LIFTS the stay for this case. 24 25 2. Within 45 days after service of the administrative record, the plaintiff shall file the motion for summary judgment; 26 3. 27 responsive brief; 28 //// Within 45 days after service of plaintiff’s opening brief, the defendant shall file the 4. 1 2 Within 15 days after filing of defendant’s brief, the plaintiff shall file the optional reply brief; 3 5. In those cases where a Fed. R. Civ. P. 12 motion to dismiss is warranted, the defendant 4 shall file a motion to dismiss in lieu of filing the administrative record. The motion to dismiss shall be 5 filed within 90 days of service of the complaint. The opposing brief shall be filed within 14 days after 6 service of the motion. The reply brief shall be filed within seven days after service of the opposition 7 brief. The motion to dismiss shall NOT be noticed for hearing. 8 9 6. Any opposition to such motion is due within 30 days of the motion being filed. 10 11 Motions for attorney fees shall be filed within 30 days after entry of final judgment. 7. All references to the record and all assertion of fact must be accompanied by citations to the record. The opening and responsive brief shall contain the following: 12 (a) A description of the plaintiff's alleged physical or emotional impairments, 13 including when the plaintiff contends the impairments became disabling, and how these impairments 14 disable the plaintiff from work; 15 (b) A summary of all relevant medical evidence, including an explanation of the 16 significance of clinical and laboratory findings and the purpose and effect of prescribed medication 17 and therapy; 18 (c) A summary of the relevant testimony at the administrative hearing; 19 (d) A recitation of the defendant's findings and conclusions relevant to the 20 plaintiff’s claims; 21 (e) A short, separate statement of each of the plaintiff’s legal claims stated in terms 22 of the insufficiency of the evidence to support findings of fact or reliance upon an erroneous legal 23 standard; and 24 (f) Argument separately addressing each claimed error. Argument in support of 25 each claim of error must be supported by citation to legal authority and explanation of the application 26 of such authority to the facts of the particular case. Briefs that do not substantially comply with these 27 requirements will be stricken. 28 //// 1 8. Requests for modification of this briefing schedule will not routinely be granted. Any 2 such request must be made by written stipulation or motion and will be granted only for good cause. 3 A request for a modification brought on the filing deadline, will be looked upon with disfavor. Local 4 Rule 144(d). 5 9. Violations of this order or of the federal rules of procedure or the Local Rules may 6 result in sanctions pursuant to Local Rule 110. 7 DATED: November 17, 2021 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

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