Woods v. Colvin, No. 1:2015cv00020 - Document 23 (S.D. Ala. 2015)

Court Description: JUDGMENT entered in accordance with the memorandum opinion and order entered on this date, that the decision of the Commissioner of Social Security denying plaintiff's be REVERSED and REMANDED, as further set out. Signed by Magistrate Judge William E. Cassady on 9/24/2015. (clr)
Download PDF
Woods v. Colvin Doc. 23 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION JOHNNY M. WOODS, : Plaintiff, : vs. : CA 15-0020-WS-C CAROLYN W. COLVIN, : Acting Commissioner of Social Security, : Defendant. JUDGMENT In accordance with the memorandum opinion and order entered on this date, it is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED, and DECREED that the decision of the Commissioner of Social Security denying plaintiff benefits be reversed and remanded pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g), see Melkonyan v. Sullivan, 501 U.S. 89, 111 S.Ct. 2157, 115 L.Ed.2d 78 (1991), for further proceedings not inconsistent with this decision. The remand pursuant to sentence four of § 405(g) makes the plaintiff a prevailing party for purposes of the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412, Shalala v. Schaefer, 509 U.S. 292, 113 S.Ct. 2625, 125 L.Ed.2d 239 (1993), and terminates this Court’s jurisdiction over this matter. DONE this the 24th day of September, 2015. s/WILLIAM E. CASSADY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE Dockets.Justia.com