Hemphill v. Cramer et al
ORDER RULING ON REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION: It is hereby ORDERED that the Report, ECF No. 20 , is ACCEPTED. For the reasons articulated by the Magistrate Judge, the Plaintiff's Complaint, ECF No. 1 , is DISMISSED without prejudice. IT IS SO ORDERED. Signed by Chief Judge Terry L Wooten on 3/17/2017. (mcot, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Officer Cramer; Officer Lewis; Officer
Bernard’/Sargent; and Medical Staff,
C/A No.: 5:16-cv-00104-TLW
Plaintiff Ronnie Hemphill, proceeding pro se, filed this action on January 12, 2016. ECF
No. 1. This matter now comes before this Court for review of the Report and Recommendation
(“the Report”) filed on April 26, 2016, by United States Magistrate Judge Kaymani D. West, to
whom this case was previously assigned pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and Local Civil Rule
73.02(B)(2)(e), D.S.C. In the Report, the Magistrate Judge recommends that the Court dismiss the
Complaint without prejudice. ECF No. 20. The deadline to file objections was May 16, 2016.
Plaintiff failed to file Objections to the Report. This matter is now ripe for disposition.
The Court is charged with conducting a de novo review of any portion of the Report to
which a specific objection is registered, and may accept, reject, or modify, in whole or in part, the
recommendations contained therein. 28 U.S.C. § 636. However, in the absence of objections to the
Report, the Court is not required to give any explanation for adopting the Magistrate Judge’s
recommendation. See Camby v. Davis, 718 F.2d 198, 200 (4th Cir. 1983). In such a case, “a district
court need not conduct a de novo review, but instead must ‘only satisfy itself that there is no clear
error on the face of the record in order to accept the recommendation.’” Diamond v. Colonial Life
& Accident Ins. Co., 416 F.3d 310, 315 (4th Cir. 2005) (quoting Fed. R. Civ. P. 72 advisory
In light of this standard, the Court has carefully reviewed the Report, the relevant filings,
and the applicable law and notes that Plaintiff has not filed objections to the Report. After careful
consideration, the Court accepts the detailed factual and legal analysis by the Magistrate Judge in
the Report. It is hereby ORDERED that the Report, ECF No. 20, is ACCEPTED. For the reasons
articulated by the Magistrate Judge, the Plaintiff’s Complaint, ECF No. 1, is DISMISSED without
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/ Terry L. Wooten_____________
TERRY L. WOOTEN
Chief United States District Judge
March 17, 2017
Columbia, South Carolina
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