WARD v. COLVIN
ORDER THAT THE REPORT & RECOMMENDATION IS APPROVED & ADOPTED. PLFF'S REQUEST FOR REVIEW IS GRANTED. THIS MATTER BE REMANDED TO THE COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, PURSUANT TO SENTENCE FOUR OF 42 U.S.C. SEC. 405(g), ETC. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 4/3/17. 4/3/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(kw, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
Acting Commissioner of the
Social Security Administration,
AND NOW, this
day of Mareh, 2017, after review of the Report and
Recommendation of Carol Sandra Moore Wells, United States Magistrate Judge, it is hereby
The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED.
The Plaintiffs Request for Review is GRANTED.
This matter be REMANDED to the Commissioner of Social Security, pursuant to
sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). On remand, the Administrative Law Judge
should consider the Function Report - Adult completed by Plaintiff's stepmother, explain the weight, if any, the ALJ accords that evidence, and reconsider
whether Plaintiffs severe impairments meet or equal a Listing of Impairments, in
light of that evidence. The Administrative Law Judge is also to consider whether,
in combination, Plaintiff's severe impairments meet or equal a Listing. The
Administrative Law Judge should re-evaluate Plaintiffs credibility in light of
the evidence provided by her stepmother.
BY THE COURT:
Gefald A. McHugh, J.
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