HUNTER v. ASTRUE
ORDER THAT DEFT'S OBJECTIONS TO THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION ARE SUSTAINED. JUDGMENT IS ENTERED IN FAVOR OF THE DEFT, AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY AND THE RELIEF SOUGHT BY PLFF IS DENIED. THE CLERK OF COURT IS DIRECTED TO MARK THIS CASE CLOSED. ( SIGNED BY HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR ON 8/22/11. ) 8/23/11 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(gn, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
WALDA R. HUNTER
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE,
Commissioner of Social Security
AND NOW, this 22nd
day of August, 2011, upon independent review of
plaintiff’s brief and statement of issues in support of request for review (Doc. No. 8), defendant’s
response thereto (Doc. No. 9), and after careful and independent consideration of the Report and
Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Elizabeth T. Hey (Doc. No. 11), defendant’s
objections (Doc. No. 12), and plaintiff’s response thereto (Doc. No. 13), and having found that
the record reveals that the Commissioner applied the correct legal standards and that the record
as a whole contains substantial evidence to support the ALJ’s findings of fact and conclusions of
law, for the reasons set forth in the memorandum above, I hereby ORDER that:
Defendant’s objections to the Report and Recommendation are SUSTAINED.
JUDGMENT IS ENTERED IN FAVOR OF THE DEFENDANT,
AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
SECURITY and the relief sought by plaintiff is DENIED.
The Clerk of Court is hereby directed to mark this case closed.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ J. William Ditter, Jr.
J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR., Sr. J
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