Yates v. United States of America et al
ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 57 ; granting in part motion to approve settlement 64 and approving settlement; plaintiff to file motion for distribution of proceeds by 10/25/2017; signed by District Judge Paul L. Maloney (Judge Paul L. Maloney, acr)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 1:16-cv-155
HONORABLE PAUL L. MALONEY
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
The Court has reviewed the Report and Recommendation filed by United States Magistrate
Judge Ray Kent in this action (ECF No. 64). The Report and Recommendation was duly served on
the parties. No objections have been filed. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Therefore,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation is hereby APPROVED
and ADOPTED as the opinion of the Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the proposed settlement in the amount of $75,000.00 is
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff's amended motion to request hearing to approve
settlement and distribution of settlement proceeds (ECF No. 57) is GRANTED to the extent it seeks
approval of the amount of the settlement and is DENIED in all other respects.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant is authorized to transfer the settlement
proceeds to Plaintiff's counsel's client trust account where they will remain until distribution is
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff shall file a motion to distribute the settlement
proceeds by October 25, 2017.
Dated: September 27, 2017
/s/ Paul L. Maloney
Paul L. Maloney
United States District Judge
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