Ford v. Colvin

Filing 21

ORDER denying 18 Motion to Reverse Decision of the Commissioner; granting 19 Motion to Affirm the Decision of the Commissioner; adopting 20 Report and Recommendations. So Ordered by Chief Judge William E. Smith on 2/27/2017. (Jackson, Ryan)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND ___________________________________ ) TRINA L. FORD, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) NANCY A. BERRYHILL, ACTING ) COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL ) SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, ) ) Defendant. ) ___________________________________) C.A. No. 16-146 S ORDER WILLIAM E. SMITH, Chief Judge. Plaintiff seeks judicial review of Defendant’s decision to deny Plaintiff Disability Insurance Benefits. (See Compl., ECF No. 1.) Plaintiff filed a Motion to Reverse the Defendant’s Final Decision (ECF No. 18) and Defendant filed a Motion for an Order Affirming the Commissioner’s Decision (ECF No. 19). Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B), this matter was referred to Magistrate “substantial Commissioner’s that Judge Lincoln evidence in decision,” Plaintiff’s Motion D. Almond. [the] record Magistrate Judge be denied and After to finding support Almond Defendant’s the recommended Motion be granted. (Report and Recommendation 1, ECF No. 20.) Plaintiff has not filed an objection to the Report and Recommendation and the deadline for any such objection has passed. Plaintiff’s objections, if any, are therefore waived and the Report and Recommendation is ADOPTED. See United States v. Valencia-Copete, 792 F.2d 4, 6 (1st Cir. 1986). Plaintiff’s Motion to Reverse (ECF No. 18) is DENIED and Defendant’s Motion to Affirm (ECF No. 19) is GRANTED. IT IS SO ORDERED. William E. Smith Chief Judge Date: February 27, 2017 2

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