Briggs v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 16

ORDER granting 15 Stipulated Motion to Remand signed by Hon. Mary Alice Theiler. (KMP)

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Case 2:20-cv-01132-MAT Document 16 Filed 01/07/21 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON SEATTLE DIVISION 6 7 8 9 JENNIFER B., Civil No. 2:20-cv-01132-MAT 10 Plaintiff, 11 vs. ORDER 12 COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, 13 Defendant. 14 Based on the stipulation of the parties, it is hereby ORDERED that the above-captioned 15 case be REVERSED and REMANDED for further administrative proceedings pursuant to 16 sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). The Appeals Council will instruct the administrative law 17 judge to reassess the opinions of record, including those of Seunghyun-Steve Lee, M.D., and 18 Scott D. Weber, M.D., and explain the weight afforded to each of these opinions; reevaluate 19 Plaintiff’s symptoms, consistent with 20 C.F.R. § 404.1529 and SSR 16-3p; reassess Plaintiff’s 20 residual functional capacity consistent with 20 C.F.R. § 404.1545 and SSR 96-8p; and proceed 21 with the sequential evaluation, as necessary. 22 23 24 Page 1 ORDER - [2:20-CV-01132-MAT] Case 2:20-cv-01132-MAT Document 16 Filed 01/07/21 Page 2 of 2 1 Upon proper application, the Court will consider whether reasonable attorney fees should 2 be awarded pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d). Judgment shall be 3 entered for Plaintiff. 4 DATED this 7th day of January, 2021. 5 A 6 Mary Alice Theiler United States Magistrate Judge 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Presented by: s/ Lisa Goldoftas LISA GOLDOFTAS Special Assistant United States Attorney Office of the General Counsel Social Security Administration 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2900 M/S 221A Seattle, WA 98104-7075 Telephone: (206) 615-3858 Fax: (206) 615-2531 lisa.goldoftas@ssa.gov 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Page 2 ORDER - [2:20-CV-01132-MAT]

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