Lecea v. Social Security, Commissioner of
ORDER Adopting Magistrate Judge's 20 Report and Recommendation. Signed by District Judge George Caram Steeh. (JOwe)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
HON. GEORGE CARAM STEEH
MAG. JUDGE MONA MAJZOUB
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
ORDER ACCEPTING MAGISTRATE
JUDGE'S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION [DOC. 20]
This matter is before the court on the parties' cross-motions for
summary judgment as to plaintiff Maria Lecea’s claim for judicial review of
defendant Commissioner of Social Security's (“Commissioner”) decision
that she is not disabled, and denying her application for disabled widow’s
insurance benefits and supplemental security income. Magistrate Judge
Majzoub issued a report and recommendation recommending that plaintiff's
motion for summary judgment be denied, defendant’s motion for summary
judgment be granted, and the Commissioner’s non-disability finding be
The court has reviewed the file, record, and magistrate judge's report
and recommendation. Objections to that report have not been filed by
either party and the time period for doing so has expired. The failure to file
objections to a report and recommendation generally constitutes a waiver
of the right to appeal the judgment of the district court. Thomas v. Arn, 474
U.S. 140, 155 (1985); Alspaugh v. McConnell, 643 F.3d 162, 166 (6th Cir.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the court ACCEPTS and ADOPTS the
magistrate judge's report and recommendation (Doc. 20).
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiff’s motion for summary
judgment (Doc. 14) is DENIED and the Commissioner’s motion for
summary judgment (Doc. 17) is GRANTED for the reasons set forth in the
report and recommendation.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Commissioner’s non-disability
finding is AFFIRMED.
Dated: March 9, 2017
s/George Caram Steeh
GEORGE CARAM STEEH
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
Copies of this Order were served upon attorneys of record on
March 9, 2017, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
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