Branch v. Wendy's Arby's Group (WAG)
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Chief Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn on 6/14/2013. (KAM, )
2013 Jun-14 AM 09:15
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
ARBY’S RESTAURANT GROUP,
INC.; JEFF COLLINS,
Case No. 2:12-CV-00677-HGD
This case is presently before the court on the Magistrate Judge’s Report and
Recommendation. (Doc. 41.) The parties were allowed fourteen days to file Objections; to
date, no Objections have been filed.
The district court reviews de novo those parts of the Report and Recommendation to
which a party objects. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b)(3)(“The district
judge must determine de novo any part of the magistrate judge’s disposition that has been
properly objected to.”).
The court may review the other parts of the Report and
Recommendation for plain error or manifest injustice. United States v. Slay, 714 F.2d 1093,
1095 (11th Cir. 1983)(citing Nettles v. Wainwright, 677 F.2d 404, 410 (11th Cir. 1982)).
“The district judge may accept, reject, or modify the recommended disposition; receive
further evidence; or return the matter to the magistrate judge with instructions.” Fed. R. Civ.
This court has carefully considered the record in this case, including the Report and
Recommendation. Based on its review, the court ADOPTS the Report of the Magistrate
Judge and ACCEPTS his Recommendations. Contemporaneous with the entry of this
Memorandum Opinion, the court will enter an Order (1) granting defendant Jeff Collins’s
Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction, (doc. 8); (2) granting Motion for Partial
Dismissal, (doc. 10), filed by defendant Arby’s Restaurant Group [ARG], as to Counts I, II,
IV, VII, VIII, IX, and X, and denying its Motion for Partial Dismissal, (doc. 10), as to Count
XI; (3) denying ARG’s Motion to Dismiss for Failure to Prosecute and for Award of
Attorney’s Fees, (doc. 21); and (4) granting ARG’s Motion for Default Judgment, (doc. 35).1
DONE, this 14th day of June, 2013.
SHARON LOVELACE BLACKBURN
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
In the Report and Recommendation, the Magistrate Judge indicated that the amount of the
counterclaim is “$2609.49, which represented $2494.89 in charges and $1134.60 in delinquency
charges and late fees.” (Doc. 41 at 5.) ARG claims “$113.60 in delinquency charges and late fees.”
(Doc. 7 § 6 at 14-15.) The total amount claimed is properly set forth in the Report and
Recommendation. (See doc. 41 at 5, 27.)
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