United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
April 22, 2014
JOAN M. STOKES, Plaintiff,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.
LAWRENCE F. STENGEL, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 22nd day of April, 2014, upon independent consideration of the plaintiff's request for review, and the defendant's response thereto, and after review of the thorough and well-reasoned Report & Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Lynne A. Sitarski, there being no objections from the defendant, IT IS ORDERED that:
1. The Report & Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED.
2. The plaintiff's request for review is GRANTED, and the decision of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration is REVERSED to the extent that the matter is REMANDED to the Commissioner under sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) for further proceedings consistent with the Report & Recommendation.
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to mark this case CLOSED for statistical purposes.