United States District Court, Northern District of New York
May 13, 2015
WILLIAM HAMILTON, Plaintiff,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant.
LACHMAN & GORTON PETER A. GORTON, ESQ. Counsel for Plaintiff
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION SERGEI ADEN, ESQ. OFFICE OF REG’L GEN. COUNSEL–REGION II Counsel for Defendant
DECISION AND ORDER
GLENN T. SUDDABY, United States District Judge
The above matter comes to this Court following a Report-Recommendation by United States Magistrate Judge Andrew T. Baxter, filed on April 8, 2015, recommending that the Commissioner’s decision denying disability benefits be reversed, and the case be remanded to the Commissioner for further proceedings pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). (Dkt. No. 19.) Objections to the Report-Recommendation have not been filed, and the time in which to do so has expired. (See generally Docket Sheet.) After carefully reviewing all of the papers herein, including Magistrate Judge Baxter’s thorough Report-Recommendation, the Court can find no clear error in the Report-Recommendation. As a result, the Report-Recommendation is accepted and adopted in its entirety; and the case is remanded to Defendant for further proceedings pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).
ACCORDINGLY, it is
ORDERED that Magistrate Judge Baxter’s Report-Recommendation (Dkt. No. 19) is ACCEPTED and ADOPTED in its entirety; and it is further
ORDERED the Commissioner’s motion for judgment on the pleadings (Dkt. No. 15) is DENIED; and it is further
ORDERED that Plaintiffs motion for judgment on the pleadings (Dkt. No. 14) is GRANTED; and it is further
ORDERED that the Commissioner’s decision denying disability benefits is REVERSED; and it is further
ORDERED that this matter is REMANDED to the Commissioner of Social Security for further proceedings pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).