United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle
March 30, 2015
GAINES WILLIAMS, Plaintiff,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
MARY ALICE THEILER, Magistrate Judge.
Plaintiff brought this action to seek judicial review of the denial of an application for disability benefits by the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration. The parties now stipulate this case should be reversed and remanded for further proceedings. (Dkt. 20.)
Based on the stipulation of the parties, the Court recommends this case be REVERSED and REMANDED for a de novo hearing and further administrative proceedings pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). On remand, the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) shall: (1) further consider the treating source opinion from Jeff Warner, D.O.; (2) reassess the residual functional capacity; and (3) if necessary, obtain supplemental vocational expert testimony.
The Court recommends that United States District Judge Richard A. Jones immediately approve this Report and Recommendation and order the case REVERSED and REMANDED for further administrative proceedings pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). A proposed order accompanies this Report and Recommendation.