Hampton v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration
ORDER finding as moot 3 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis; Adopting 6 Report and Recommendations. The case is recommitted to the Magistrate Judge for additional pretrial handling. Signed by Honorable Margaret B Seymour on 08/09/2017. (egra, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Gregory L. Hampton,
) C/A No. 2:17-1855-MBS-MGB
Commissioner, Social Security
Plaintiff Gregory L. Hampton brings this action seeking judicial review of a decision of
Defendant Commissioner, Social Security Administration, denying Plaintiff’s application for social
security disability benefits. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) and Local Rule 73.02, D.S.C.,
this matter was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Mary Gordon Baker for pretrial handling.
This matter is before the court on Plaintiff’s motion to proceed in forma pauperis, which
motion was filed on July 13, 2017. On July 14, 2017, the Magistrate Judge issued a Report and
Recommendation in which she determined that Plaintiff possesses sufficient assets to pay the filing
fee. Accordingly, the Magistrate Judge recommended that Plaintiff’s motion be denied.
On August 1, 2017, the court was informed that Plaintiff has paid the filing fee. Plaintiff’s
motion to proceed in forma pauperis is denied as moot. The case is recommitted to the Magistrate
Judge for additional pretrial handling.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/ Margaret B. Seymour
Senior United States District Judge
August 9, 2017
Charleston, South Carolina
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?