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15-722 - Preston v. Colvin


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15-722 - Preston v. Colvin
June 5, 2017
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MEMORANDUM & ORDER: that this Court Grants in part Plaintiff's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings, ECF No. 9, remanding this case to the hearing officer solely for re-assessment of whether Dr. Jobson's recommendations ought be granted controlling weight. If less than controlling weight is merited, the hearing officer must clearly state the reasons why and indicate the weight Dr. Jobson's opinion will be afforded in the resulting decision. The hearing officer's analysis must include an explicit discussion of the weighting factors described in 20 C.F.R. 404.1527(c)(2)-(6). Signed by Judge William G. Young on 06/05/2017. (hmr)
June 5, 2017
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JUDGMENT: IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED: that this Court GRANTS in part Plaintiff's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings, ECF No. 9, REMANDING this case to the hearing officer solely for re-assessment of whether Dr. Jobson's recommendations ought be granted controlling weight. If less than controlling weight is merited, the hearing officer must clearly state the reasons why and indicate the weight Dr. Jobson's opinion will be afforded in the resulting decision. The hearing officer's analysis must include an explicit discussion of the weighting factors described in 20 C.F.R. 404.1527(c)(2)-(6). All pursuant to the 17 Memorandum & Order of the Honorable U.S. District Judge William G. Young dated 06/05/2017. (hmr)