United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
February 2, 2015
NICHOLAS SALLADINO, Plaintiff
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, Defendant
EDUARDO C. ROBRENO, J.
AND NOW, this 2nd day of February, 2015 after careful review and independent consideration of the Plaintiffs motion for summary judgment and brief in support, Defendant's response and review of the Report and Recommendation of Carol Sandra Moore Wells, Chief United States Magistrate Judge, it is hereby ORDERED that:
(1) The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
(2) The Plaintiffs Request for Review is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part;
(3) The matter be REMANDED to the Commissioner of Social Security Administration to allow the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to conduct additional proceedings consistent with the Report and Recommendation. On remand, the ALJ shall: (a) submit Plaintiff for IQ testing to assess his mental acuity; (b) reconsider Plaintiffs mental impairments to determine whether he meets a Listing, specifically Listing 12.05; (c) reassess Plaintiffs residual functional capacity, considering all of his mental and physical limitations; and (d) if necessary, pose hypothetical questions to the vocational expert which take into account all of Plaintiff s credible limitations.
It be so ORDERED.