Smead v. Social Security Administration Commissioner, No. 4:2019cv04055 - Document 23 (W.D. Ark. 2020)

Court Description: JUDGMENT AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE COMMISSIONER and Plaintiff's case is dismissed with prejudice. Signed by Honorable Mark E. Ford on March 12, 2020. (mll)
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Smead v. Social Security Administration Commissioner Doc. 23 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS TEXARKANA DIVISION RACHAEL SMEAD v. PLAINTIFF CIVIL NO. 4:19-cv-4055-MEF ANDREW M. SAUL1, Social Security Administration 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 her application for 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, the applicable law, and oral argument having been waived, finds as follows, to-wit: For the reasons announced by the Court on the record on March 11, 2020, 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 12th day of March 2020. /s/ Mark E. Ford HON. MARK E. FORD UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE Andrew M. Saul was confirmed by the Senate on June 4, 2019, replacing Nancy A. Berryhill as the Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration. 1