Cook v. Commissioner of Social Security
CONSENT ORDER TO REMAND PURSUANT TO SENTENCE 4 OF 42 U.S.C. § 405(g): that the final decision of the Commissioner be and hereby is Reversed, and the matter is Remanded to the Defendant for this further administrative action; that the within matt er, be and hereby is, Dismissed in accord with the decision in Melkonyan v. Sullivan, 501 U.S. 89 (1991); and that nothing within this consent order shall be deemed to bar Plaintiff from seeking attorneys fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 42 U.S.C. § 2412. Signed by Magistrate Judge Miroslav Lovric on 05/06/2022. (hmr)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY
OLINSKY LAW GROUP
Counsel for the Plaintiff
250 South Clinton Street - Suite 210
Syracuse, New York 13202
HOWARD D. OLINSKY, ESQ.
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Counsel for the Defendant
J.F.K. Federal Building
15 New Sudbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02203
CHRISTOPHER L. POTTER, ESQ.
Special Assistant United States
MIROSLAV LOVRIC, United States Magistrate Judge
CONSENT ORDER TO REMAND PURSUANT
TO SENTENCE 4 OF 42 U.S.C. § 405(g)
This matter having been opened to the Court by CARLA B. FREEDMAN, United States
Attorney for the Northern District of New York, and Christopher Lewis Potter, Special Assistant
United States Attorney, attorneys for Defendant, for an Order remanding the within cause of
action to the Defendant pursuant to Sentence 4 of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) so that further
administrative action, including a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge and the issuance
of a new decision, may be taken; and Plaintiff, through counsel Howard D. Olinsky, having
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consented to the within order and the requested remand (Dkt. No. 18), and the Court having
considered the matter,
IT IS on this 6th day of May, 2022,
ORDERED that the final decision of the Commissioner be and hereby is REVERSED,
and the matter is REMANDED to the Defendant for this further administrative action; and it is
ORDERED that the within matter, be and hereby is, DISMISSED in accord with the
decision in Melkonyan v. Sullivan, 501 U.S. 89 (1991); and it is further
ORDERED that nothing within this consent order shall be deemed to bar Plaintiff from
seeking attorney’s fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 42 U.S.C. § 2412.
Dated: May 6, 2022
Binghamton, New York
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