Lewis v. Social Security, Commissioner of
OPINION & ORDER Adopting Report and Recommendation 13 ; granting deft's 11 motion for summary judgment; and denying pltf's motion for summary judgment 10 . Decision's decision is hereby affirmed. Case dismissed. Signed by District Judge Nancy G. Edmunds. (CBet)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 15-13903
Honorable Nancy G. Edmunds
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
OPINION AND ORDER ACCEPTING AND ADOPTING THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE'S
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 
In a Report and Recommendation ("R&R") issued on February 15, 2017, Magistrate
Judge Anthony Patti recommends that the Court grant Defendant Commissioner of Social
Security's motion for summary judgment (Dkt. 11), deny Plaintiff Eva Lewis' motion for
summary judgment (Dkt. 10), and affirm Defendant's determination that Plaintiff is not
entitled to social security benefits. Neither party has filed objections to the R&R, and the
deadline for doing so has passed. The parties' failure to file objections to the R&R waives
any further right to appeal. Smith v. Detroit Fed'n of Teachers Local 231, 829 F.2d 1370,
1373 (6th Cir. 1987). Furthermore, the failure to object to the R&R releases the Court from
its duty to independently review the matter. Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 149-50 (1985).
Nonetheless, having reviewed the R&R, the underlying motions, and the record, the Court
concurs with the Magistrate Judge's analysis, and therefore ACCEPTS and ADOPTS the
Magistrate Judge's R&R.
Accordingly, is hereby ordered, for the reasons stated in the R&R, that Defendant's
motion for summary judgment is GRANTED, Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment is
DENIED, Defendant's decision is AFFIRMED, and the case is DISMISSED.
s/Nancy G. Edmunds
Nancy G. Edmunds
United States District Judge
Dated: March 6, 2017
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon counsel of record
on March 6, 2017, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
s/Carol J. Bethel
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