IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
May 2, 2011
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Juan R. Sanchez, J.
ORDER AND NOW, this 2nd day of May, 2011, upon consideration of Plaintiff Stacey Jones's Request for Review and the Response of Defendant Michael J. Astrue (the Commissioner) thereto, and after careful review of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Timothy R. Rice, Jones's objection thereto, and the Commissioner's response to the objection,*fn1 it is ORDERED:
1. The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
2. Plaintiff's Request for Review is GRANTED;
3. This matter is REMANDED to the Commissioner pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) for further proceedings consistent with the Report and Recommendation; and
4. This matter is also REMANDED to the Commissioner pursuant to sentence six of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) to permit the Commissioner to consider the post-hearing evidence presented by Jones.
The Clerk of Court shall mark this case as CLOSED.
BY THE COURT:
Juan R. Sanchez