United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
February 2, 2015
DONNA WILLIAMS, Plaintiff
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, Defendant
BERLE M. SCHILLER, J.
AND NOW, this 2nd day of February, 2015 after careful review and independent consideration of the Plaintiff s Motion for Summary Judgment and Request for Review, Defendant's Response, Plaintiffs Reply, 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 be APPROVED and ADOPTED;
(2) The Plaintiff s Request for Review be 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 this Report and Recommendation. On remand, the ALJ shall: (a) reconsider the severity of each of Plaintiffs impairments, both singly and in combination; (b) assess and fully explain<whether Plaintiffs impairments meet or equal a Listing; and (c) evaluate Plaintiffs RFC and, if necessary, submit a complete and accurate hypothetical question to a vocational expert, allowing Plaintiff the opportunity to respond to the expert's conclusions.
It be so ORDERED.