UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
May 7, 2009
STEPHEN M. YACKEL, PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: David N. Hurd United States District Judge
DECISION and ORDER
Plaintiff filed this action in May 2006, seeking judicial review of the denial of Social Security benefits. By Report-Recommendation dated April 10, 2009, the Honorable Victor E. Bianchini, United States Magistrate Judge, recommended that defendant's motion for judgment on the pleadings be denied; plaintiff's cross-motion for judgment on the pleadings be denied in part and granted in part; and that this matter be remanded for reconsideration. No objections have been filed.
Based upon a careful review of the entire file and the recommendations of Magistrate Judge Bianchini, the Report-Recommendation is accepted and adopted in whole. See 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1). Accordingly, it is ORDERED that
1. Defendant's motion for judgment on the pleadings is DENIED;
2. Plaintiff's cross-motion for judgment on the pleadings is DENIED in part and GRANTED in part; and
3. This matter is REMANDED to the Commissioner for further proceedings consistent with the Report-Recommendation.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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