McKinney v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE to the Western District of Michigan. Signed by District Judge Arthur J. Tarnow. (DPer) [Transferred from Michigan Eastern on 2/10/2016.]
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 14-11980
SENIOR U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
ARTHUR J. TARNOW
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE
ANTHONY P. PATTI
ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE TO PROPER VENUE
Before the Court is Plaintiff’s Complaint . For the reasons that follow,
the case is transferred to the Western District of Michigan.
Venue is proper in the judicial district where either defendants reside or
where the claim arose. Al-Muhaymin v. Jones, 895 F.2d 1147, 1148 (6th Cir.
1990); 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). If a Plaintiff files a case in the wrong district, the court
“shall dismiss, or if it be in the interest of justice, transfer such case to any district
or division in which it could have been brought.” 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). A district
court may transfer a case sua sponte. Carver v. Knox County, Tenn., 887 F.2d
1287, 1291 (6th Cir. 1989). The action arose in Kent County, which is located in
the Western District. Accordingly,
IT IS ORDERED that this case is TRANSFERRED to the Western
District of Michigan.
Dated: February 9, 2016
s/Arthur J. Tarnow
Arthur J. Tarnow
Senior United States District Judge
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