United States District Court, Western District of Washington, Tacoma
May 18, 2015
DAMIAN D. SMITH, Plaintiff,
CAROLYN COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.
ORDER REVERSING DEFENDANT’S DECISION TO DENY BENEFITS AND REMANDING FOR FURTHER ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS
RONALD B. LEIGHTON, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
The Court, having reviewed plaintiff's complaint, the Report and Recommendation of Judge David W. Christel, United States Magistrate Judge, and objections to the report and recommendation, if any, and the remaining record, does hereby find and ORDER:
(1) the Court adopts the Report and Recommendation;
(2) the ALJ erred in her decision as described in the Report and Recommendation; and
(3) the matter is therefore REVERSED and remanded to the Commissioner for further administrative proceedings.