United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
July 16, 2015
KEVIN MICHAEL SMITH
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security Administration.
RONALD L. BUCKWALTER, Jr., District Judge.
AND NOW, this 16th day of JULY, 2015, upon consideration of Plaintiffs Brief and Statement oflssues in Support of Request for Review, defendant's Response to Request for Review of Plaintiff, and Plaintiffs Reply, and after review of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Thomas J. Rueter, it is hereby
1. The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED.
2. Plaintiffs 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 United States Magistrate Judge Thomas J. Rueter's Report and Recommendation.
3. Judgment is entered in favor of plaintiff, reversing the decision of the Commissioner for the purpose of this remand only.