Deaton v. Commissioner of Social Security
DECISION AND ENTRY ADOPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE (DOC. 19 ) AND TERMINATING THIS CASE IN THIS COURT. Signed by Judge Timothy S. Black on 1/8/18. (jlm)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
Case No. 1:16-cv-947
Judge Timothy S. Black
Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz
DECISION AND ENTRY
ADOPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE (Doc. 19)
AND TERMINATING THIS CASE IN THIS COURT
This case is before the Court pursuant to the Order of General Reference in the
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Western Division to United
States Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz. Pursuant to such reference, the Magistrate
Judge reviewed the pleadings filed with this Court, and, on December 7, 2017, submitted
a Report and Recommendation. (Doc. 19). No objections were filed.
As required by 29 U.S.C. § 636(b) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b), the Court has
reviewed the comprehensive findings of the Magistrate Judge and considered de novo all
of the filings in this matter. Upon consideration of the foregoing, the Court does
determine that such Report and Recommendation should be and is hereby adopted in its
1. The Report and Recommendation (Doc. 19) is ADOPTED;
2. The Commissioner’s decision is REVERSED and REMANDED for further
3. On remand, the Administrative Law Judge is instructed to re-weigh the
psychological evidence in accordance with the analysis set forth in the Report
and Recommendation (Doc. 19), which is adopted herein, and to further
develop the medical and vocational evidence as warranted; and
4. The Clerk shall enter judgment accordingly, whereupon this case is
TERMINATED on the docket of this Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Timothy S. Black
Timothy S. Black
United States District Judge
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