Barnard v. Social Security Administration Commissioner, No. 2:2015cv02222 - Document 11 (W.D. Ark. 2016)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on January 6, 2016. (lw)
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Barnard v. Social Security Administration Commissioner Doc. 11 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FORT SMITH DIVISION LACRISSA ANN BARNARD vs. PLAINTIFF Civil No. 2:15-cv-02222 CAROLYN W. COLVIN Commissioner, Social Security Administration DEFENDANT MEMORANDUM OPINION Before the Court is Defendant’s Unopposed Motion to Remand. ECF No. 10. Defendant filed this Motion on December 18, 2015. Id. Plaintiff has no objections to this Motion. Id. The Parties have consented to the jurisdiction of a magistrate judge to conduct any and all proceedings in this case, including conducting the trial, ordering the entry of a final judgment, and conducting all post-judgment proceedings. ECF No. 5. Pursuant to this authority, this Court issues this Memorandum Opinion. With this Motion, Defendant seeks a remand pursuant to Sentence 4 of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) for further administrative proceedings. ECF No. 10. After considering this Motion, and because Plaintiff has no objections this Motion, the Court GRANTS Defendant’s Unopposed Motion to Remand. A judgment incorporating these findings will be entered pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 52 and 58. ENTERED this 6th day of January 2016. /s/ Barry A. Bryant HON. BARRY A. BRYANT U. S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1