JOHNSON v. COLVIN
ORDER THAT THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION IS ADOPTED. PLAINTIFF'S REQUEST FOR REVIEE IS GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART, AND THE MATTER SHALL BE REMANDED FOR (A) AN AWARD OF A CLOSED PERIOD OF BENEFITS FROM 2/5/14 - 2/5/15, BASED ON JOHNSON 39;S TREATMENT DURING THE YEAR FOR A HEMORRHAGED ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATION IN HIS BRAIN; AND (B) FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF THE MEDICAL EVIDENCE REGARDING JOHNSON'S HEADACHES AND VISUAL IMPAIRMENT. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 8/21/17. 8/22/17 ENTERED & E-MAILED.(fdc)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
JOHN D. JOHNSON,
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,
Acting Commissioner of Social Security
This 21st day of August, 2017, upon careful and independent consideration of Plaintiffs
Complaint, and after review of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate
Judge Lynne A. Sitarki, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation is ADOPTED,
2. Plaintiffs Request for Review is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART, and
3. The matter shall be REMANDED for (a) an award of a closed period of benefits from
February 5, 2014 - February 5, 2015, based on lohnson's treatment during that year for a
hemorrhaged arteriovenous malformation in his brain; and (b) further consideration of the
medical evidence regarding Johnson's headaches and visual impairment.
Gerald Austin McHugh
United States District Judge
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