Hatchett v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 19

Order Adopting Report and Recommendation and Affirming Commissioner's Decision signed by Judge James S. Gwin on 2/17/2021. re 1 18 Report and Recommendation. (S,KM)

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Case: 1:20-cv-00237-JG Doc #: 19 Filed: 02/17/21 1 of 2. PageID #: 1101 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO ----------------------------------------------------------: CRYSTAL HATCHETT, : on behalf of minor L.F., : : Plaintiff, : : vs. : : COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL : SECURITY, : : Defendant. : : ------------------------------------------------------------ CASE NO. 1:20-cv-237 OPINION AND ORDER [Resolving Doc. 1] JAMES S. GWIN, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE: On February 4, 2020, Plaintiff Crystal Hatchett, on behalf of her minor son L.F., filed a complaint seeking judicial review of the Defendant Commissioner of Social Security’s denial of supplemental security income for L.F.’s disabilities under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. 1 The Court referred the matter to Magistrate Judge Carmen E. Henderson. On January 19, 2021, Magistrate Judge Henderson issued a Report and Recommendation (“R&R”) recommending that this Court affirm the Commissioner’s final decision. 2 Objections to that R&R were due by February 2, 2021. 3 Plaintiff Hatchett filed no objections. The Federal Magistrates Act requires a district court to conduct a de novo review only of those portions of an R&R to which the parties have made an objection. 4 Failure to timely 1 2 3 4 Doc. 1. Doc. 18. Id. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C). Case: 1:20-cv-00237-JG Doc #: 19 Filed: 02/17/21 2 of 2. PageID #: 1102 Case No. 1:20-cv-237 Gwin, J. object waives a party’s right to appeal the magistrate’s report. 5 Where a party does not object to the R&R, a district court may adopt it without review. 6 Accordingly, in light of Plaintiff Hatchett’s decision not to object to the R&R in this case, the Court ADOPTS Magistrate Judge Henderson’s R&R, incorporates it as if fully restated herein, and AFFIRMS the Commissioner’s final decision. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: February 17, 2021 s/ James S. Gwin JAMES S. GWIN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 145 (1985); Gerth v. Warden, Allen Oakwood Corr. Inst., 938 F.3d 821, 827 (6th Cir. 2019). 6 See Thomas, 474 U.S. at 149–50. -25

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