Veater v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration
ORDER re 5 Amended Complaint. IT IS ORDERED that the Clerk of Court shall issue summons to the United States Attorney for the District of Nevada and deliver the summons and Amended Complaint to the U.S. Marshal for service.The Clerk of th e Court shall also issue summons to the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Attorney General of the United States. Plaintiff shall serve the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration by sending a copy of the summons and Amended Complaint by certified mail. See Order for details. Signed by Magistrate Judge Peggy A. Leen on 7/27/17. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - MR)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
Case No. 2:17-01505-JCM-PAL
NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting
Commissioner of Social Security,
(Am. Compl. – ECF No. 5)
Plaintiff Nicole Veater has submitted an Amended Complaint (ECF No. 5) in accordance
with the court’s Screening Order (ECF No. 3) dismissing the original complaint with leave to
amend. The court has reviewed the Amended Complaint and finds that it cures the deficiencies
noted in the screening order.
IT IS ORDERED:
1. The Clerk of Court shall issue summons to the United States Attorney for the District
of Nevada and deliver the summons and Amended Complaint to the U.S. Marshal for
2. The Clerk of the Court shall also issue summons to the Commissioner of the Social
Security Administration and Attorney General of the United States.
3. Plaintiff shall serve the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration by sending
a copy of the summons and Amended Complaint by certified mail to: (1) Office of
Regional Chief Counsel, Region IX, Social Security Administration, 160 Spear St.,
Suite 899, San Francisco, California 94105-1545; and (2) the Attorney General of the
United States, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Room 4400,
Washington, D.C. 20530.
4. Following the Defendant’s filing of an answer, the court will issue a scheduling order
setting a briefing schedule.
5. From this point forward, Plaintiff shall serve upon Defendant or, if appearance has been
entered by counsel, upon the attorney, a copy of every pleading, motion, or other
document filed with the Clerk of the Court pursuant to LR IC 1-1 and 4-1 of the Local
Rules of Practice. In accordance with LR IC 4-1(d), the parties shall include with each
filing a certificate of service stating that a true and correct copy of the document was
served on an opposing party or counsel for an opposing party and indicating how
service was accomplished. The court may disregard any paper received by a district
judge or magistrate judge that has not been filed with the Clerk of the Court, and any
paper received by a district judge, magistrate judge, or the Clerk of the Court that fails
to include a certificate of service.
Dated this 27th day of July, 2017.
PEGGY A. LEEN
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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