Johnson-Hess v. Commissioner of Social Security, No. 1:2017cv00262 - Document 17 (N.D. Ohio 2017)

Court Description: Memorandum Opinion and Order granting 16 the parties' Joint Motion for Remand. The Court remands the case for further proceedings consistent with the parties' Joint Motion, and enters judgment in favor of Plaintiff. Magistrate Judge Kathleen B. Burke on 7/28/2017.(D,I)
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Johnson-Hess v. Commissioner of Social Security Doc. 17 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION CHERYL ANN JOHNSON-HESS, Plaintiff, v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CASE NO. 1:17-CV-262 MAGISTRATE JUDGE KATHLEEN BURKE MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER On July 28, 2017, the parties filed a Joint Motion to Remand under Sentence Four of section 205(g) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 405(g), wherein they request that the Court remand the case for further proceedings and enter judgment. Doc. 16 (“Joint Motion”). The parties stipulate that: Upon remand, the Commissioner will vacate the findings in the Administrative Law Judge’s decision, conduct a new hearing, and develop the administrative record as necessary to determine anew whether Plaintiff is disabled within the meaning of the Social Security Act. Upon remand, the Appeals Council will instruct the ALJ to reevaluate the record medical opinions, re-evaluate the mental residual functioning capacity, and issue a new decision. Doc. 16. Upon consideration of the parties’ Joint Motion, the Court hereby grants the parties’ Joint Motion, remands the case for further proceedings consistent with the parties’ Joint Motion, and enters judgment in favor of Plaintiff. Dated: July 28, 2017 ____________________________________ Kathleen B. Burke United States Magistrate Judge Dockets.Justia.com