MOODY v. ASTRUE, No. 4:2008cv00291 - Document 23 (N.D. Fla. 2009)

Court Description: ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 22 Report and Recommendation; GRANTING 21 Motion to Remand filed by MICHAEL J ASTRUE. Signed by SENIOR JUDGE MAURICE M PAUL on 3/30/2009. The Clerk is directed to enter final judgment REVERSING the Commissioner's decision to deny benefits and REMANDING the application to the Commissioner for rehearing pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). (kdm)
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MOODY v. ASTRUE Doc. 23 Page 1 of 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE DIVISION EMMA M. MOODY, Plaintiff, v. CASE NO. 4:08-cv-00291-MP-WCS MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ___________________________/ ORDER This matter is before the Court on Doc. 22, Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge, which recommends that Defendant’s Motion for Remand (Doc. 21) be granted.. The Magistrate entered the Report on February 26, 2009. No party has filed an objection, and the time to do so has now passed. Upon consideration, the Court finds that the Report and Recommendation should be adopted in full. Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED AND ADJUDGED: 1. The Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge (Doc. 22) is ADOPTED and incorporated herein, and the Motion for Remand (Doc. 21) is GRANTED. 2. The Clerk is directed to enter final judgment REVERSING the Commissioner's decision to deny benefits and REMANDING the application to the Commissioner for rehearing pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). 3. Pursuant to Bergen v. Commissioner, 454 F.3d 1273, 1277-78 (11th Cir. 2006), proceedings on attorney fees under the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 406(b), are stayed until the matter is fully adjudicated upon remand. This stay relates only to attorney fee proceedings under § 406(b) of the Social Security Act, not to Dockets.Justia.com Page 2 of 2 attorney fee proceedings under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412, the latter of which may be adjudicated at this time. DONE AND ORDERED this 30th day of March, 2009 s/Maurice M. Paul Maurice M. Paul, Senior District Judge Case No: 4:08-cv-00291-MP-WCS