THOMPSON v. COLVIN
ORDER THAT THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION IS APPROVED AND ADOPTED. THE DECISION OF THE COMMISSIONER IS VACATED AND PLAINTIFF'S REQUEST FOR REVIEW IS GRANTED. THE MATTER BE REMANDED TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS CONSISTENT WITH THIS REPORT. THE CLERK OF COURT SHALL MARK THIS CASE CLOSED FOR STATISTICAL PURPOSES. SIGNED BY CHIEF JUDGE LAWRENCE F. STENGEL ON 9/13/2017. 9/14/2017 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED AND E-MAILED.(sg, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,1
Acting Commissioner of Social Security,
AND NOW, this 13th day of September, 2017, upon careful and independent
consideration of the administrative record, the brief in support of review filed by Plaintiff,
Defendant's response, and Plaintiffs reply brief (Doc. Nos. 13, 14, & 19), and after review of
the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge David R. Strawbridge, it is
hereby ORDERED that:
The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
The decision of the Commissioner is VACATED and Plaintiffs Request for
Review is GRANTED;
The matter be REMANDED to the Commissioner for further proceedings
consistent with this Report; and
The Clerk of the Court shall mark this case CLOSED for statistical purposes.
BY THE COURT:
LAWRENCE F. STENGEL,
Nancy A. Berryhill became the Acting Commissioner of Social Security on January 23, 2017.
Pursuant to Rule 25(d) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Ms. Berryhill should be
substituted for the former Acting Commissioner, Carolyn Colvin, as the defendant in this action.
No further action need be taken to continue this suit pursuant to section 205(g) of the Social
Security Act. 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).
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