Jernigan v. 1ST Stop Recovery, Inc et al
OPINION AND ORDER denying 41 Motion to Approve Settlement; adopting 44 Report and Recommendations. The amended motion will be referred. Signed by Judge John E. Steele on 4/16/2018. (RKR)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
FORT MYERS DIVISION
DOROTHY JERNIGAN, on behalf
1ST STOP RECOVERY, INC, a
Corporation, and and JUDITH
OPINION AND ORDER
This matter is before the Court on consideration of the
Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation (Doc. #44), filed
April 2, 2018, recommending that the Joint Motion to Approve
Settlement Agreement (Doc. #41) be denied, and the parties be
directed to elect one of two options to file an amended motion or
to proceed with the case.
No objections were filed, and on April
16, 2018, the parties filed their amended Joint Motion to Approve
Lawsuit With Prejudice (Doc. #45).
After conducting a careful and complete review of the findings
and recommendations, a district judge may accept, reject or modify
the magistrate judge’s report and recommendation.
28 U.S.C. §
636(b)(1); Williams v. Wainwright, 681 F.2d 732 (11th Cir. 1982),
cert. denied, 459 U.S. 1112 (1983).
In this case, the parties do
not object, and have elected one of the proposed options for
approval of the settlement.
After conducting an independent examination of the file and
upon due consideration of the Report and Recommendation, the Court
accepts the Report and Recommendation of the magistrate judge.
Accordingly, it is now
adopted and the findings incorporated herein.
Agreement (Doc. #41) is denied.
The amended motion will be referred, and remains under
DONE and ORDERED at Fort Myers, Florida, this
of April, 2018.
Hon. Mac R. McCoy
United States Magistrate Judge
Counsel of Record
- 2 -
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?