Berry v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 17

ORDER Adopting Magistrate Judge's 16 Report and Recommendation. Signed by District Judge Gerald E. Rosen. (JOwe)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION ALTON ORVILLE BERRY, Plaintiff, Case No. 16-10548 Hon. Gerald E. Rosen Magistrate Judge Patricia T. Morris v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. _______________________________/ ORDER ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION At a session of said Court, held in the U.S. Courthouse, Detroit, Michigan on January 6, 2017 PRESENT: Honorable Gerald E. Rosen United States District Judge On December 8, 2016, Magistrate Judge Patricia T. Morris issued a Report and Recommendation (“R & R”) recommending that the Court deny Plaintiff Alton Orville Berry’s motion for summary judgment and grant the Defendant Commissioner of Social Security’s motion for summary judgment. No objections have been filed to the R & R. Upon reviewing the R & R, the parties’ underlying cross-motions for summary judgment, and the record as a whole, the Court concurs in the thorough analysis of the Magistrate Judge, and adopts the R & R in its entirety. Accordingly, NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Magistrate Judge’s December 8, 2016 Report and Recommendation (docket #16) is ADOPTED as the opinion of this Court. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, for the reasons stated in the R & R, that Plaintiff’s May 23, 2016 motion for summary judgment (docket #13) is DENIED, and that Defendant’s June 1, 2016 motion for summary judgment (docket #14) is GRANTED. s/Gerald E. Rosen United States District Judge Dated: January 6, 2017 I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon the parties and/or counsel of record on January 6, 2017, by electronic and/or ordinary mail. s/Julie Owens Case Manager, (313) 234-5135 2

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