Armstrong v. COLVIN

Filing 24

ORDER Adopting Magistrate Judge Morris's 23 Report and Recommendation on the Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment. Signed by District Judge Judith E. Levy. (SBur)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION Elissa L. Armstrong, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 17-cv-10098 Judith E. Levy United States District Judge Commissioner of Social Security, Mag. Judge Patricia T. Morris Defendant. ________________________________/ ORDER ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE MORRIS’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION [23] ON THE CROSS-MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT [15, 21] This is a Social Security appeal. Before the Court is Magistrate Judge Patricia T. Morris’s Report and Recommendation (Dkt. 23) recommending the Court deny plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment (Dkt. 15) and grant defendant’s motion for summary judgment (Dkt. 23), issued September 19, 2017. The parties were required to file specific written objections within 14 days of service. Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b)(2); E.D. Mich. L.R. 72.1(d). No objections were filed. The court has nevertheless thoroughly reviewed the Report and Recommendation, and concurs in the reasoning and result. Accordingly, The Report and Recommendation (Dkt. 23) is ADOPTED; Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment (Dkt. 15) is DENIED; Defendant’s motion for summary judgment (Dkt. 21) is GRANTED; and The findings of the Commissioner are ADOPTED and this case is hereby DISMISSED.1 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: October 6, 2017 Ann Arbor, Michigan s/Judith E. Levy JUDITH E. LEVY United States District Judge CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned certifies that the foregoing document was served upon counsel of record and any unrepresented parties via the Court’s ECF System to their respective email or First Class U.S. mail addresses disclosed on the Notice of Electronic Filing on October 6, 2017. s/Shawna Burns SHAWNA BURNS Case Manager  The parties, by failing to object to the Report and Recommendation, have waived any further right of appeal. United States v. Walters, 638 F.2d 947, 949-50 (6th Cir. 1981).   1 2

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