United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
September 8, 2014
ELIZABETH RODRIGUEZ Plaintiff
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, ACTING COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY Defendant.
NITZA I. QUIÑONES ALEJANDRO, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 8th day of September 2014, upon careful and independent consideration of Plaintiff's complaint, [ECF 3], Defendant's answer, [ECF 8], Plaintiff's brief and statement of issues in support of request for review, [ECF 11], Defendant's response to Plaintiff's request for review, [ECF 12], the reply, [ECF 13], and review of the Report and Recommendation of Chief United States Magistrate Judge Carol Sandra Moore Wells, [ECF 15], and no objections filed thereto, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED.
2. The case is REMANDED to the Commissioner, pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g), so that the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) can explicitly consider whether Plaintiff meets or equals the requirements of Listed Impairment 12.05. In order to evaluate this listing properly, the ALJ must consider Plaintiff's IQ test scores.
3. Judgment is ENTERED in favor of Plaintiff and against the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration.