Scott v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner of

Filing 22

ORDER denying Plaintiff's 11 Motion for Summary Judgment; granting Defendant's 18 Motion for Summary Judgment; and adopting Magistrate Judge's Carter's 21 Report and Recommendations. The Commissioner's denial of benefits is AFFIRMED and the instant action is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. The Clerk shall close the case. Signed by District Judge Harry S Mattice, Jr on 7/9/2009. (BJL)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE at GREENEVILLE RICHARD R. SCOTT, Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ORDER United States Magistrate Judge William B. Carter filed his report and recommendation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 72(b). [Court Doc. 18.] Neither party filed objections within the given 10 days. After reviewing the record, the Court agrees with Magistrate Judge Carter's report and recommendation. The Court thus ACCEPTS and ADOPTS Magistrate Judge Carter's findings of fact, conclusions of law, and recommendations pursuant to 636(b)(1) and Rule 72(b). Accordingly, Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment [Court Doc. 11] is DENIED. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment [Court Doc. 18] is GRANTED. The Case No. 2:08-cv-98 Judge Mattice Commissioner's denial of benefits is AFFIRMED and the instant action is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. The Clerk shall close the case. SO ORDERED this 9th day of July, 2009. /s/Harry S. Mattice, Jr. HARRY S. MATTICE, JR. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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