Mazzella v. Astrue

Filing 23

ORDER DISMISSING CASE; Plaintiffs "Motion for Extension of Time to File Objections" (Doc. 20) is GRANTED nunc pro tunc. Plaintiffs Objections (Doc. 21) are SUSTAINED IN PART. Magistrate Judge Cohn's R&R (Doc. 19) is REJECTED IN PART . The Clerk of Court shall enter judgment in favor of Frank Mazzella and against the Commissioner of Social Security as set forth in the following paragraph. The decision of the Commissioner of Social Security denying Frank Mazzella social secur ity disability insurance benefits is VACATED, and the case is REMANDED to the Commissioner of Social Security to:a. Appropriately evaluate Mazzella's residual functional capacity in light of the medical evidence in the administrative record;b. Elicit additional medical opinion, if necessary, regarding Mazzella's residual functional capacity; and,c. Reach adetermination as to whether Mazzella's vision impairment constitutes asevere impairment or affects his residual functional capacity. The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case. Signed by Honorable Robert D. Mariani on 12/8/2014. (bg)

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