Kim Allen-Plowden v. National Healthcare of Sumter

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 08-1760 KIM L. ALLEN-PLOWDEN, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. NATIONAL HEALTHCARE OF SUMTER; CAROL BROWN, Defendants - Appellees, and BRENDA FLANAGAN; JEANIE S. CROTTS, Defendants. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Columbia. Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., Chief District Judge. (3:07-cv-00420-JFA) Submitted: December 11, 2008 Decided: December 15, 2008 Before NIEMEYER, DUNCAN, and AGEE, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Kim L. Allen-Plowden, Appellant Pro Se. FORD & HARRISON, LLP, Spartanburg, Appellees. Jeffrey Andrew Lehrer, South Carolina, for Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Kim L. Allen-Plowden appeals the district court's order accepting the recommendation of the magistrate judge and granting summary judgment in favor of her former employer and dismissing her complaint alleging employment discrimination and defamation. This court reviews a district court's order granting summary judgment de novo, drawing reasonable inferences in the light most favorable to the non-moving party. Doe v. Kidd, 501 F.3d 348, 353 (4th Cir. 2007), cert. denied, 128 S. Ct. 1483 (2008). Summary judgment is proper "if the pleadings, the discovery show and disclosure there is materials no on file, issue as and to any any affidavits that genuine material fact and that the movant is entitled to judgment as a matter of law." Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(c); see Celotex Corp. v. Catrett, 477 U.S. 317, 322 (1986). and find no reversible error. We have reviewed the record Accordingly, we affirm for the Allen-Plowden v. Nat'l (D.S.C. June 4, reasons stated by the district court. Healthcare 2008). legal before of Sumter, No. 3:07-cv-00420-JFA We dispense with oral argument because the facts and contentions the court are and adequately argument presented not in aid the the materials decisional would process. AFFIRMED 2

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