Hall v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration
ORDER directing that Plaintiff shall have until October 14, 2014 to provide the court with proof of service of the Complaint upon the defendant in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(l)(1) or to show good cause for failure to serve pursuant to Rule 4(m). Signed by Magistrate Judge Paige J. Gossett on 10/07/2014. (bshr, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Larry Smith Hall,
Commissioner of Social Security,
C/A No. 0:14-2149-DCN-PJG
This social security action is before this court pursuant to 42 U.S.C § 405(g) for review of
a final decision of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (“Commissioner”). The
plaintiff, Larry Smith Hall, (“Plaintiff”) initiated this action and filed her Complaint on June 3, 2014.
(ECF No. 1.)
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure state that a plaintiff must serve a defendant within 120
days after the complaint is filed and, unless service is waived, must provide proof of service to the
court. Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(l)(1) and 4(m). As of the date of this order, more than 120 days has passed
since the Plaintiff initiated this action by filing his Complaint, and the Plaintiff has not filed proof
of service with the court. It is therefore
ORDERED that the Plaintiff shall have until October 14, 2014 to provide the court with
proof of service of the Complaint upon the defendant in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil
Procedure 4(l)(1), or to show good cause for failure to serve pursuant to Rule 4(m). Failure to do
so will result in a recommendation that this case be dismissed for failure to serve. Fed. R. Civ.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
October 7, 2014
Columbia, South Carolina
Paige J. Gossett
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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