Joseph v. Berryhill

Filing 15

ORDER OF REMAND by Hon. Mary Alice Theiler. (KMP)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 9 VERONICA JOSEPH, Plaintiff, 10 11 CASE NO. C17-5494-MAT v. ORDER OF REMAND 12 NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, 13 Defendant. 14 15 Based on the stipulation of the parties (Dkt. 14), the Court orders this case REMANDED 16 to the Commissioner pursuant to sentence six of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). On remand, the 17 Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) shall offer the claimant the opportunity for a hearing, further 18 evaluate the claimant’s symptoms, further evaluate the opinion evidence, further evaluate the 19 claimant’s RFC, and, if warranted, obtain supplemental vocational evidence. The ALJ may 20 supplement the administrative record with the record in the subsequent claim if warranted. 21 The Court will retain jurisdiction over this action pending further administrative 22 proceedings. See Melkonyan v. Sullivan, 501 U.S. 89, 98-102 (1991). If the outcome of those 23 proceedings is unfavorable to plaintiff, he may seek judicial review by reinstating this case rather ORDER OF REMAND PAGE - 1 1 than by filing a new Complaint. If the outcome is favorable to plaintiff, the parties will move 2 this Court for entry of Judgment. 3 DATED this 20th day of November, 2017. 4 A 5 Mary Alice Theiler United States Magistrate Judge 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ORDER OF REMAND PAGE - 2

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