Boards of Trustees of Ohio Laborers' Fringe Benefit Programs v. Pete Gould & Sons, Inc.

Filing 10

ORDER adopting 9 the Report and Recommendation; granting 8 Plaintiff's Motion for Default Judgment. Signed by Judge Michael H. Watson on 3/3/17. (jk)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION Board of Trustees of Ohio Laborers' Fringe Benefit Program, Plaintiff, V. Case No. 2:16-cv-1206 Pete Gould & Sons, Inc., Judge Michael H. Watson Defendant. Magistrate Judge Jolson ORDER Magistrate Judge Joison, to whom this case was referred pursuant to Columbus General Order 14-01, issued a Report and Recommendation ("R&R") recommending the Court grant Board of Trustees of Ohio Laborers' Fringe Benefit Program's ("Plaintiff") motion for default judgment in this ERISA case. R&R 2, EOF No. 9. The R&R advised the parties of their right to object to the R&R and wamed the parties that a failure to object would result in the waiver of a right to de novo review by the Undersigned as well as a waiver in the right to appeal the decision adopting the R&R. Id. at 3. The deadline for objecting has passed, and no objections were filed. Accordingly, the Court ADOPTS the R&R, GRANTS default judgment against Pete Gould & Sons, inc. ("Defendant"), and AWARDS Plaintiffjudgment in the amount of $18,259.13 in unpaid fringe benefit contributions, liquidated damages, and prejudgment interest along with $1,960.00 in attorney's fees. The Clerk shall enter judgment and terminate the case. IT IS SO ORDERED. IICHAEL H. WATSON, JUDGE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

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