Jinks v. Social Security Administration Commissioner, No. 2:2016cv02033 - Document 17 (W.D. Ark. 2017)

Court Description: FINAL JUDGMENT AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE COMMISSIONER and Plaintiff's case is dismissed with prejudice. Signed by Honorable Mark E. Ford on February 10, 2017. (hnc)
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Jinks v. Social Security Administration Commissioner Doc. 17 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FORT SMITH DIVISION JENNIFER LEA JINKS PLAINTIFF VS. Civil No. 2:16-cv-02033-MEF NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Commissioner of Social Security Administration1 DEFENDANT FINAL JUDGMENT This cause is before the court on the Plaintiff’s complaint for judicial review of an unfavorable final decision of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration regarding applications for Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income. The parties have consented to entry of final judgment by the United States Magistrate Judge under the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), with any appeal to the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. The court, having reviewed the record, the administrative transcript, the briefs of the parties, and the applicable law, and having heard oral argument, finds as follows, to-wit: For the reasons announced by the court on the record on February 8, 2017, the court finds that the decision of the Commissioner of Social Security is supported by substantial evidence, and the same is hereby affirmed. IT IS SO ORDERED this the 10th day of February 2017. /s/ Mark E. Ford HON. MARK E. FORD UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1 Nancy A. Berryhill is now the Acting Commissioner of Social Security. Pursuant to Rule 25(d) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Nancy A. Berryhill should be substituted for Acting Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin as the defendant in this suit. No further action needs to be taken to continue this suit by reason of the last sentence of section 205(g) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). Dockets.Justia.com