IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
February 28, 2011
TIMOTHY NESMITH, PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, DEFENDANT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Cynthia M. Rufe, J.
AND NOW, this 28th day of February 2011, upon careful and independent consideration, the record reveals the Commissioner did not apply correct legal standards and that the record does not contain substantial evidence to support the ALJ's findings of fact and conclusions of law. Therefore, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation [doc. no. 14] is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
2. The Commissioner's Unopposed Motion for Remand [doc. no. 13] is GRANTED;
3. Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment [doc. no. 8] is DISMISSED AS MOOT; and
4. This matter is REMANDED to the Commissioner pursuant to the fourth sentence of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) for further proceedings consistent with this adjudication.
The Court enters final judgment pursuant to Rule 58 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to close this case.
It is so ORDERED.
BY THE COURT:
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