United States District Court, W.D. Pennsylvania
May 15, 2014
JOHN P. MEHALIK, JR., Plaintiff,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant.
CATHY BISSON, District Judge.
This case has been referred to United States Magistrate Judge Cynthia Reed Eddy for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 636(b)(l)(A) and (B), and Rules 72.C and 72.D of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
On March 20, 2014, the magistrate judge issued a Report (Doc. 14) recommending that Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 12) be denied, and that Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 10) be granted to the extent he requests a remand for further administrative proceedings. Service of the Report and Recommendation was made on the parties, and Defendant timely has filed Objections. See Doc. 15.
After a de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation and the Objections thereto, the following Order is entered: Defendant's Objections are OVERRULED; Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 12) is DENIED; Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 10) is GRANTED, to the extent described in the Report; this case is REMANDED FORTHWITH for further administrative proceedings, consistent with the Magistrate Judge's instructions; and the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation dated March 20, 2014 is adopted as the Opinion of the District Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.