JOHNSON v. COLVIN

Filing 23

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)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA JOHN D. JOHNSON, Plaintiff, CIVIL ACTION No. 16-6160 v. NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security Defendant. ORDER 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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