Woods v. Social Security, Commissioner of
ORDER accepting 19 Report and Recommendation granting 15 Motion for Summary Judgment and denying 18 Motion for Summary Judgment and remanding to the ALJ for further proceedings. Signed by District Judge George Caram Steeh. (MBea)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
MONTERREY ARMAND WOODS,
Case No. 14-CV-14932
HON. GEORGE CARAM STEEH
MAG. JUDGE ELIZABETH STAFFORD
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
ACTING COMMISSIONER OF
ORDER ACCEPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION (DOC. #19)
This matter is before the court on plaintiff Monterrey Armand Woods’ challenge of
a final decision of defendant Commissioner denying his applications for Disability
Insurance Benefits (“DIB”) and Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) under the Social
Security Act (“Act”). Both parties filed summary judgment motions which were referred
to the magistrate judge for report and recommendation.
On January 7, 2016, the magistrate judge issued a report and recommendation
recommending that plaintiff’s motion be granted and defendant’s motion for summary
judgment be denied. The report concludes that the Commissioner’s decision should be
reversed and remanded for further consideration pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C.
Objections to the report have not been filed by either party within the established
time period. The court has reviewed the file, record, and magistrate judge's report and
recommendation and accepts the magistrate judge's recommendation. Accordingly,
IT IS ORDERED that the magistrate's report and recommendation is accepted as
the findings and conclusions of this court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment is
GRANTED, and the Commissioner’s motion for summary judgment is DENIED, for the
reasons well-developed in the magistrate judge's report and recommendation.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. §
405(g), the Commissioner’s decision is REVERSED and the case is REMANDED to the
ALJ for further proceedings consistent with the report and recommendation.
Dated: January 28, 2016
s/George Caram Steeh
GEORGE CARAM STEEH
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
Copies of this Order were served upon attorneys of record on
January 28, 2016, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
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