Ganson v. Detroit Public Schools
ORDER Adopting 20 Report and Recommendation for Granting 11 Motion for Summary Judgment, filed by Detroit Public Schools, and Denying 10 Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Wesley Lewis Ganson. Signed by District Judge Sean F. Cox. (JMcC)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 16-13108
Detroit Public Schools,
Sean F. Cox
United States District Court Judge
ORDER ADOPTING 12/11/17 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Plaintiff filed this ERISA action claiming that Defendant breached fiduciary duties it
owed with respect to his retirement benefits. The parties filed cross-motions for summary
judgment and the Court referred the matter to Magistrate Judge David R. Grand for a report and
recommendation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B).
On December 11, 2017, Magistrate Judge Grand issued a Report and Recommendation
(Doc. # 20) wherein he recommends that the Court deny Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary
Judgment, grant Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment, and dismiss the complaint with
prejudice as to any purported ERISA claims but without prejudice as to any other claims.
Pursuant to FED. R. CIV. P. 72(b), a party objecting to the recommended disposition of a
matter by a Magistrate Judge must filed objections to the R&R within fourteen days after being
served with a copy of the R&R. “The district judge to whom the case is assigned shall make a de
novo determination upon the record, or after additional evidence, of any portion of the magistrate
judge’s disposition to which specific written objection has been made.” Id.
The time for filing objections to the R&R has expired and the docket reflects that neither
party has filed objections. The Court hereby ADOPTS the December 11, 2017, R&R.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment is DENIED,
Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED, and Plaintiff’s complaint is
DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE as to any purported ERISA claims, but WITHOUT
PREJUDICE as to any other claims.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/Sean F. Cox
Sean F. Cox
United States District Judge
Dated: January 12, 2018
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon counsel of record on
January 12, 2018, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
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