WILLIAMS v. ASTRUE
ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS. CLAIMANT'S REQUEST FOR REVIEW IS GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART. THE MATTER SHALL BE REMANDED SO THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE CAN ADDRESS THE WEIGHT GIVEN TO DR. PARKS' OPINION AND THE EVIDENCE AS IT RELATES TO PLAINTIFF'S NEED FOR AN ASSISTIVE WALKING DEVICE. SIGNED BY HONORABLE PAUL S. DIAMOND ON 5/28/2013. 5/28/2013 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED. (aeg, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
FLORA DENISE WILLIAMS,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
Acting Commissioner of
Civ. No. 12-3552
AND NOW, this 28th day of May, 2013, upon consideration of the Plaintiff’s Request
for Review, and the Defendant’s response thereto, and after careful review of the Report and
Recommendation of United States Magistrate Linda K. Caracappa (Doc. No. 10) to which no
objections have been made, it is ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
2. The Claimant’s Request for Review is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part;
3. The matter shall be remanded so that the Administrative Law Judge can address the
weight given to Dr. Parks’ opinion and the evidence as it relates to Plaintiff’s need for
an assistive walking device.
AND IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/ Paul S. Diamond
Paul S. Diamond, J.
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