Stevenson v. COLVIN

Filing 8

ORDER Adopting 5 Report and Recommendation. Signed by District Judge Paul D. Borman. (DTof)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHER DIVISION TERESA STEVENSON, Plaintiff, Case No. 16-cv-14174 Paul D. Borman United States District Judge v. CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Elizabeth A. Stafford United States Magistrate Judge Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. _________________________/ ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION (ECF NO. 5) AND DENYING PLAINTIFF’S APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS (ECF NO. 2) On November 29, 2016, Plaintiff filed her Complaint and an Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. (ECF Nos. 1, 2.) On December 7, 2016, Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Stafford issued a Report and Recommendation to deny Plaintiff’s Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis, finding that Plaintiff’s financial condition was not sufficiently constrained that Plaintiff was unable to pay the filing fee for her case. (ECF No. 5, Report and Recommendation.) There have been no timely objections to the Report and Recommendation filed under 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and E.D. Mich L.R. 72.1(d), and indeed Plaintiff paid the filing fee on December 27, 2016. Accordingly, the Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation and DENIES Plaintiff’s Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. IT IS SO ORDERED. s/Paul D. Borman PAUL D. BORMAN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated: January 19, 2017 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned certifies that a copy of the foregoing order was served upon each attorney or party of record herein by electronic means or first class U.S. mail on January 19, 2017. s/Deborah Tofil Case Manager

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