Harris v. United States
MEMORANDUM OF OPINION. Signed by Judge L Scott Coogler on 1/5/2015. (AVC)
2015 Jan-05 PM 04:46
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
UNITED STATES OF
MEMORANDUM OF OPINION
Plaintiff Veronica Edwards Harris initiated this action against the United States
alleging a claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1346(b). The United
States moved to dismiss the plaintiff’s complaint pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1)
for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. (Doc. 7.) The Magistrate Judge filed a report
and recommendation on December 16, 2014, recommending that this Court grant the
United States’ motion to dismiss. (Doc. 12.) The plaintiff filed an objection to the
Magistrate Judge’s report and recommendation on December 23, 2014. (Doc. 13.)
This action was reassigned to the undersigned judge on December 30, 2014. (Doc.
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Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court
file, including the report and recommendation and the plaintiff’s objection thereto,
the Court is of the opinion that the Magistrate Judge’s report is due to be and is
hereby ADOPTED and the Magistrate Judge’s recommendation is ACCEPTED. A
corresponding order will be entered contemporaneously herewith.
Done this 5th day of January 2015.
L. Scott Coogler
United States District Judge
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