Piotrowski v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration

Filing 13

Opinion and Order signed by Judge James S. Gwin on 1/18/23. The Court ADOPTS Magistrate Judge Clay's R&R, and AFFIRMS the Commissioner's final decision. re 12 Report and Recommendation, 1 Complaint (T,A)

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Case: 1:21-cv-02430-JG Doc #: 13 Filed: 01/18/23 1 of 2. PageID #: 1483 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO DENNIS PIOTROWSKI, Plaintiff, vs. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, Defendant. : : : : : : : : : : : : CASE NO. 21-cv-2430 OPINION & ORDER [Resolving Doc. 1] JAMES S. GWIN, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE: Plaintiff Dennis Piotrowski seeks judicial review of the Social Security Administration Commissioner’s final decision denying his application for Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income.1 On December 7, 2022, Magistrate Judge Clay filed a Report and Recommendation (“R&R”) recommending that the Court affirm the Commissioner’s final decision.2 Defendant did not file an objection to the R&R. The Federal Magistrates Act requires district courts to conduct a de novo review only of objected-to portions of an R&R.3 Absent objection, district courts may adopt an R&R without review.4 Nevertheless, the Court has reviewed the R&R and concurs in its reasoning and result. 1 Doc. 1 at 1. Doc. 12 at 1. 3 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). 4 Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 149–52 (1985). Failure to timely object may waive a party’s right to appeal the district court’s order adopting the R&R. Id. at 155; United States v. Walters, 638 F.2d 947, 949–50 (6th Cir. 1981). 2 Case: 1:21-cv-02430-JG Doc #: 13 Filed: 01/18/23 2 of 2. PageID #: 1484 Case No. 21-cv-2430 Gwin, J. So, the Court ADOPTS Magistrate Judge Clay’s R&R, and AFFIRMS the Commissioner’s final decision. IT IS SO ORDERED. s/ Dated: January 18, 2021 James S. Gwin JAMES S. GWIN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE -2-

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