Lowry v. Commissioner of Social Security
DECISION AND ORDER accepting and adopting # 20 Magistrate Judge Carter's Report and Recommendation in its entirety. The Commissioner's decision denying Plaintiff's social security benefits is affirmed, and the Plaintiff's complaint is dismissed. Signed by Chief Judge Glenn T. Suddaby on 4/6/17. (lmw)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
OFFICE OF PETER M. MARGOLIS
Counsel for Plaintiff
7 Howard Street
Catskill, New York 12414
PETER M. MARGOLIS, ESQ.
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
MICHELLE L. CHRIST, ESQ.
OFFICE OF REG’L GEN. COUNSEL–REGION II
Counsel for Defendant
26 Federal Plaza, Room 3904
New York, New York 10278
GLENN T. SUDDABY, Chief United States District Judge
DECISION and ORDER
The above matter comes to this Court following a Report-Recommendation by United
States Magistrate Judge William B. Mitchell Carter, filed on March 16, 2017, recommending
that the Commissioner’s decision denying Plaintiff Social Security benefits be affirmed and
Plaintiff’s Complaint be dismissed. (Dkt. No. 20.) Objections to the Report-Recommendation
have not been filed and the time in which to do so has expired. (See generally Docket Sheet.)
After carefully reviewing all of the papers herein, including Magistrate Judge Carter’s thorough
Report-Recommendation, the Court can find no clear error in the Report-Recommendation. As a
result, the Report-Recommendation is accepted and adopted in its entirety; the Commissioner’s
decision denying Plaintiff Social Security benefits is affirmed; and Plaintiff’s Complaint is
ACCORDINGLY, it is
ORDERED that Magistrate Judge Carter’s Report-Recommendation (Dkt. No. 20) is
ACCEPTED and ADOPTED in its entirety; and it is further
ORDERED that the Commissioner’s decision denying Plaintiff Social Security benefits
is AFFIRMED, and Plaintiff’s Complaint (Dkt. No. 1) is DISMISSED.
Dated: April 7, 2017
Syracuse, New York
HON. GLENN T. SUDDABY
Chief United States District Judge
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