Evans v. Commissioner of Social Security
Memorandum Opinion and Order Adopting the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation 16 . The Court affirms the ALJ's decision and dismisses Plaintiff's case in its entirety, with prejudice (other related doc 2 ). Judge Benita Y. Pearson 4/5/17(C,KA)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
CASE NO. 5:16CV1113
JUDGE BENITA Y. PEARSON
MEMORANDUM OF OPINION AND
An Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) denied Plaintiff Benjamin Evans’ application for
Supplemental Security Income after a hearing in the above-captioned case. That decision
became the final determination of the Commissioner of Social Security when the Appeals
Council denied the request to review the ALJ’s decision. Plaintiff sought judicial review of the
Commissioner’s decision, and the Court referred the case to Magistrate Judge George J. Limbert
for preparation of a Report and Recommendation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636 and Local Rule
72.2(b)(1). The Magistrate Judge submitted a Report (ECF No. 16) recommending that the
Court affirm the Commissioner’s decision and dismiss Plaintiff’s case in its entirety. ECF No.
16 at PageID #: 2223–24.
Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b)(2) provides that objections to a report and recommendation must be
filed within 14 days after service. No objections have been filed, evidencing satisfaction with
the Magistrate Judge’s recommendations. Any further review by this Court would be a
duplicative and inefficient use of the Court’s limited resources. Thomas v. Arn, 728 F.2d 813
(6th Cir. 1984), aff’d, 474 U.S. 140 (1985); Howard v. Secretary of Health and Human Services,
932 F.2d 505 (6th Cir. 1991); United States v. Walters, 638 F.2d 947, 949-50 (6th Cir. 1981).
Accordingly, the Court adopts the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation. The
Court affirms the ALJ’s decision and dismisses Plaintiff’s case in its entirety, with prejudice.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
May 5, 2017
/s/ Benita Y. Pearson
Benita Y. Pearson
United States District Judge
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