Farrell v. Commanding Sgt. on 03/21/2021 et al
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS for 13 Report and Recommendation of Judge Schwab; ORDER DISMISSING CASE and CASE CLOSED. Signed by Honorable Malachy E Mannion on 11/16/2022. (gg)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
CIVIL ACTION NO. 1 :21-2083
COMMANDING SGT. ON
3/21/2021, et al.,
Pending before the court is the report of Magistrate Judge Susan E.
Schwab which recommends that the plaintiff's complaint be dismissed in
accordance with Fed.R.Civ.P. 41(b). (Doc. 13). The plaintiff has failed to file
any objections to Judge Schwab's report.
Where no objection is made to a report and recommendation, the court
should , as a matter of good practice, satisfy itself that there is no clear error
on the face of the record in order to accept the recommendation. Fed. R. Civ.
P. 72(b), advisory committee notes; see also Univac Dental Co. v. Dentsply
Intern., Inc., 702 F.Supp.2d 465, 469 (M.D.Pa. 2010) (citing Henderson v.
Carlson, 812 F.2d 874, 878 (3d Cir. 1987) (explaining judges should give
some review to every report and recommendation)). Nevertheless, whether
timely objections are made or not, the district court may accept, not accept,
or modify, in whole or in part, the findings or recommendations made by the
magistrate judge. 28 U.S.C. §636(b)(1 ); Local Rule 72 .31 .
As discussed in Judge Schwab's report, it appears that the plaintiff has
abandoned this action having filed nothing with the court since shortly after
initiating this action back in December 2021 . After having considered the
Poulis 1 factors , Judge Schwab determined that dismissal of the instant action
is warranted. As stated previously, the plaintiff has not objected to any part
of Judge Schwab's report and recommendation. In fact, once again, his mail
was returned from his last known address indicating "Return to Sender NOT HERE. "
Upon review, the court finds no clear error of record . Moreover, the
court agrees with the sound reasoning which led Judge Schwab to her
conclusion that the plaintiff's complaint should be dismissed. As such , the
court will adopt the report and recommendation as the decision of the court.
Pou/is v. State Farm Fire & Gas. Co., 747 F.2d 863, 868 (3d Cir.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
(1)The report and recommendation of Judge Schwab (Doc. 13) is
ADOPTED IN ITS ENTIRETY AS THE DECISION OF THE
(2)The plaintiff's complaint (Doc. 1) is DISMISSED pursuant to the
provisions of Fed .R.Civ.P. 41(b).
(3) The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE THIS CASE.
tates District Judge
DATE: November 16, 2022
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