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5:12-cv-02478-TLW-KDW Date Filed 09/20/13 Entry Number 32 Page 1 of 2



UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA







Joseph Thomas,

Plaintiff,

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Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting
Commissioner of Social Security,



Defendant.





Upon consideration of Defendant's Motion for Entry of Judgment with Remand Pursuant to

ORDER

Sentence Four of 42 U.S.C. ' 405(g), ECF No. 31, with consent of the parties and good cause

appearing therefore, the court hereby GRANTS the Motion, REVERSES the Commissioner's

decision in this matter under sentence four of 42 U.S.C. ' 405(g), 1 and REMANDS the cause to the

Commissioner for a de novo hearing and further administrative proceedings.

Upon remand, the Appeals Council will direct the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) to give

the Plaintiff an opportunity for a new hearing, to further develop the record and issue a new decision.

Upon remand, the Appeals Council will direct the ALJ to reevaluate whether the claimant can

perform his past relevant work as a procurement forester, as it was actually or generally performed.

If warranted the ALJ will also be directed to obtain vocational expert testimony to consider whether

the Plaintiff can perform other jobs that exist in the national economy.



Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 58.

1 The Clerk of the Court will enter a separate judgment pursuant to the Federal

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IT IS SO ORDERED.







September 20, 2013
Florence, South Carolina

















Kaymani D. West
United States Magistrate Judge




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