WOJCIECHOWSKI v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, No. 2:2018cv03843 - Document 18 (E.D. Pa. 2019)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION ORDER THAT PLAINTIFF'S REQUEST FOR REVIEW IS GRANTED. THE MATTER IS REMANDED TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR ASSIGNEMENT TO A NEW ALJ FOR A DE NOVO HEARING. THE CLERK OF COURT IS DIRECTED TO MARK THIS CASE CLOSED. SIGNED BY MAGISTRATE JUDGE LINDA K. CARACAPPA ON 7/30/2019. 7/31/2019 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(amas)
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA STEPHEN JOSEPH WOJCIECHOWSKI, Plaintiff, v. ANDREW SAUL,1 Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. : : : : : : : : CIVIL ACTION NO. 18-3843 ORDER CARACAPPA, LINDA K., J. AND NOW, this 30th day of July 2019, upon consideration of plaintiff’s request for review, defendant’s response thereto, and plaintiff’s reply, IT IS ORDERED that: 1. Plaintiff’s Request for Review is Granted; 2. The matter is REMANDED to the Commissioner for assignment to a new ALJ for a de novo hearing; and 3. The Clerk of Court is Directed to mark this case CLOSED. BY THE COURT: __/S LINDA K. CARACAPPA____ LINDA K. CARACAPPA, J. 1 Andrew Saul is now the Commissioner of Social Security. Pursuant to Rule 25(d) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Andrew Saul should be substituted for Acting Commissioner Nancy A. Berryhill 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).