Joseph v. Social Security
OPINION AND ORDER DENYING Plaintiff's 16 Motion for Summary Judgment; and GRANTING 17 Motion for Summary Judgment--Signed by Magistrate Judge Anthony P. Patti. (MWil)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
GRAI L. JOSEPH,
Case No. 2:16-cv-12294
Magistrate Judge Anthony P. Patti
OPINION AND ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR
SUMMARY JUDGMENT (DE 16), GRANTING DEFENDANT’S MOTION
FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT (DE 17) AND AFFIRMING THE DECISION
OF THE COMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY
Plaintiff, Grai L. Joseph, brings this action under 42 U.S.C. §§ 405(g) and
1383(c)(3) for review of a final decision of the Commissioner of Social Security
(“Commissioner”) denying her application for disability insurance benefits.
Currently before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment (DE 16),
the Commissioner’s cross-motion for summary judgment (DE 17), Plaintiff’s reply
(DE 18) and the administrative record (DE 10).
The parties have consented to my authority. (DE 14.) A hearing was
noticed August 15, 2017. On that date, Plaintiff’s counsel (Kerry J. Spencer)
appeared in person, while AUSA Michael L. Henry appeared by telephone.
For the reasons stated on the record, Plaintiff’s motion is DENIED (DE 16),
Defendant’s motion is GRANTED (DE 17), and the decision of the Commissioner
of Social Security is AFFIRMED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: August 17, 2017
s/Anthony P. Patti
Anthony P. Patti
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Certificate of Service
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was sent to parties of record
on August 17, 2017, electronically and/or by U.S. Mail.
Case Manager for the
Honorable Anthony P. Patti
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