Mathis v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER Adopting Report and Recommendation for 19 Report and Recommendation, Signed by District Judge Terrence G. Berg. (TMcg)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 15-13052
HON. TERRENCE G. BERG
HON. ANTHONY P. PATTI
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION (DKT. 19)
This matter is before the Court on Magistrate Judge Anthony P. Patti’s
November 16, 2016 Report and Recommendation (Dkt. 19), recommending that
Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment (Dkt. 18) be GRANTED and Plaintiff’s
Motion for Summary Judgment (Dkt. 16) be DENIED.
The Court has reviewed the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation.
The law provides that either party may serve and file written objections “[w]ithin
fourteen days after being served with a copy” of a report and recommendation.
28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). The district court will make a “de novo determination of those
portions of the report . . . to which objection is made.” Id. Where, as here, neither
party objects to the report, the district court is not obligated to independently
review the record. See Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 149-52 (1985). Nevertheless,
the Court has reviewed the Magistrate’s Report and Recommendation of November
16, 2016, and does hereby accept it as this Court’s findings of fact and conclusions of
Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED that Magistrate Judge Patti’s Report
and Recommendation of November 16, 2016 is ACCEPTED and ADOPTED. It is
FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment is
GRANTED and Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment is DENIED.
Dated: December 16, 2016
s/Terrence G. Berg
TERRENCE G. BERG
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Certificate of Service
I hereby certify that this Order was electronically submitted on December 16,
2016, using the CM/ECF system, which will send notification to all parties.
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