Yates v. United States of America et al

Filing 65

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)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION SHAQUOI YATES, Plaintiff, Case No. 1:16-cv-155 v. HONORABLE PAUL L. MALONEY UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al., Defendants. / 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. ยง 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 APPROVED. 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 ordered. 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 2

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