Smith-George v. Social Security, Commissioner of

Filing 12

ORDER Adopting Report and Recommendation for 10 Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Social Security, Commissioner of, 9 Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Paula Sue Smith-George, 11 Report and Recommendation Signed by District Judge Lawrence P. Zatkoff. (MVer)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION PAULA SUE SMITH-GEORGE, Plaintiff, CIVIL NO.: 10-14531 HON. LAWRENCE P. ZATKOFF v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. __________________________/ OPINION AND ORDER ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION This matter is before the Court on the parties’ cross motions for summary judgment with respect to the Defendant’s decision to deny Plaintiff’s application for Social Security disability benefits. The Court is also in receipt of Magistrate Judge Michelson’s Report and Recommendation, wherein the Magistrate Judge recommends that Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment be denied and Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment be granted. Neither party filed any objections to the Report and Recommendation. After a thorough review of the court file and the Report and Recommendation, this Court will adopt the Report and Recommendation and enter it as the findings and conclusions of this Court. Accordingly, Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment is DENIED, Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED and Plaintiff’s cause of action is hereby DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. Judgment shall be entered accordingly. IT IS SO ORDERED. s/Lawrence P. Zatkoff LAWRENCE P. ZATKOFF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated: November 29, 2011 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned certifies that a copy of this Order was served upon the attorneys of record by electronic or U.S. mail on November 29, 2011. s/Marie E. Verlinde Case Manager (810) 984-3290 2

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