THOMPSON v. COLVIN
ORDER THAT THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION IS APPROVED AND ADOPTED. THE PLAINTIFF'S REQUEST FOR REVIEW IS GRANTED AND THE DECISION OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE SSA IS VACATED. THE MATTER IS REMANDED TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS CONSISTENT WITH THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION. THE CLERK OF COURT IS DIRECTED TO MARK THIS CASE CLOSED FOR STATISTICAL PURPOSES. SIGNED BY CHIEF JUDGE LAWRENCE F. STENGEL ON 9/19/2017. 9/19/2017 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
day of September, 2017, upon independent consideration of
the plaintiffs request for review, the defendant's response thereto, and the plaintiffs
reply (Doc. Nos. 13, 14, and 19), and after review of the thorough and well-reasoned
Report & Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge David R. Strawbridge, IT
IS ORDERED that:
The Report & Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED.
The plaintiffs request for review is GRANTED, and the decision of the
Commissioner of the Social Security Administration is VACATED.
The matter is REMANDED to the Commissioner under sentence four of 42
U.S.C. § 405(g) for further proceedings consistent with the Report & Recommendation.
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 continus this suit
pursuant to section 205(g) of the Social Security Act. 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).
The Clerk of Court is directed to mark this case CLOSED for statistical
BY THE COURT:
WRENCE F. STENGEL, C.J.
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