Wright v. Bush et al
ORDER Adopting 29 Report and Recommendation; GRANTING 10 , 19 Defendants' Motions to Dismiss, and DENYING AS MOOT 25 Plaintiff's Motion for Default Judgment. Signed by District Judge Arthur J. Tarnow. (AChu)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 16-12644
SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT
JUDGE ARTHUR J. TARNOW
TERRANCE BUSH, ET. AL.,
MAGISTRATE JUDGE ANTHONY P.
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION ; GRANTING
DEFENDANTS’ MOTIONS TO DISMISS [10; 19]; DENYING AS MOOT PLAINTIFF’S
MOTION FOR DEFAULT JUDGMENT 
On July 5, 2017, Magistrate Judge Patti issued a Report and
Recommendation  on Defendant Bulifant, Bush, Pfannes, and Teamer’s
Motion to Dismiss  filed on October 5, 2016  and Defendant Detroit
Medical Center’s Motion to Dismiss  filed on January 13, 2017. Plaintiff filed
a response to these Motions on July 5, 2017 . Plaintiff filed a Motion for
Default Judgment  on June 5, 2017. The Magistrate recommends granting both
motions on the basis that Plaintiff’s claims, best construed as defamation claims,
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are time-barred under MCL §600.5805(9). Neither party has filed any objection to
the Report and Recommendation.
The Court has reviewed the Motions to Dismiss [10; 19], Plaintiff’s response
 and Plaintiff’s Motion for Default Judgment  as well as the Report and
Recommendation . The Report and Recommendation  is hereby
ADOPTED and entered as the findings and conclusions of the Court.
IT IS ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation  is
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant Bulifant, Bush, Pfannes, and
Teamer’s Motion to Dismiss  is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant Detroit Medical Center’s
Motion to Dismiss  is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Default Judgment
 is DENIED as moot.
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Dated: July 28, 2017
/s/Arthur J. Tarnow_________________
Arthur J. Tarnow
Senior United States District Judge
Certificate of Service
I hereby certify that this Order was electronically submitted on July 28,
2017, using the CM/ECF system, which will send notification to each party.
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