Salazar v. Social Security Administration

Filing 21

ORDER by Chief Magistrate Judge Karen B. Molzen granting 20 Defendant's Motion to Remand to Agency Pursuant to Sentence Four. (KBM)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO LEON RUBEN SALAZAR, Plaintiff, vs. CIV. NO. 16-1400-KBM NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR VOLUNTARY REMAND Upon consideration of Defendant’s Motion for Remand Pursuant to Sentence Four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) (2012) (Doc. 20), the Court hereby REVERSES the Commissioner’s decision in this matter and REMANDS the cause to the Defendant for further administrative proceedings as set forth below. Shalala v. Schaefer, 509 U.S. 292 (1993). Upon remand, the agency will reconsider Plaintiff’s claim. AND IT IS SO ORDERED. SIGNED October 16, 2017. . ____________________________________ KAREN B. MOLZEN United States Chief Magistrate Judge SUBMITTED AND APPROVED BY: Electronically submitted 10/13/2017 MICHAEL A. THOMAS Special Assistant United States Attorney Electronically approved 10/13/2017 MICHAEL D. ARMSTRONG Attorney for Plaintiff -2-

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