Lownsbery v. Social Security, Commissioner of

Filing 6

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

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION THEODORE A. LOWNSBERY, Plaintiff, Case No. 16-14293 v. Paul D. Borman United States District Judge COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Patricia T. Morris United States Magistrate Judge Defendant. ______________________________/ OPINION AND ORDER: (1) ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION (ECF NO. 5); AND (2) SUMMARILY DISMISSING COMPLAINT (ECF NO. 1) PURSUANT TO 28 U.S.C. § 1914(A) AND § 1915 Now before the Court is the Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Patricia T. Morris recommending that the Court dismiss this case under 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a) and § 1915, based on Plaintiff’s failure either to pay the required filing fee or to submit an application to proceed in forma pauperis. No objections were filed to the Report and Recommendation. Having reviewed the Report and Recommendation and there being no timely objections from either party under 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and E.D. Mich L.R. 72.1(b), the Court ADOPTS the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation (ECF No. 5), and DISMISSES Plaintiff’s Complaint (ECF No. 1) without prejudice. IT IS SO ORDERED. s/Paul D. Borman Paul D. Borman United States District Judge Dated: January 31, 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 31, 2017. s/D. Tofil Deborah Tofil, Case Manager 2

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