United States District Court, W.D. Pennsylvania
December 22, 2005.
WASHINGTON ENERGY CO., Plaintiff,
CENTURY SURETY CO., Defendant.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: DONETTA AMBROSE, District Judge
Plaintiff's complaint was received by the Clerk of Court on
September 21, 2004, and was referred to United States Magistrate
Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan for pretrial proceedings in accordance
with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and Rules 72.1.3
and 72.1.4 of the Local Rules for Magistrates on September 24,
The magistrate judge's report and recommendation, filed on
December 2, 2005, recommended that Plaintiff's Motion for Summary
Judgment be granted, Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment be
denied, and Judgment entered in favor of Plaintiff. Service was
made on counsel for all parties. No objections to the report and
recommendation were filed. After review of the pleadings and
documents in the case, together with the report and
recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 20th day of December, 2005.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff's Motion for Summary
Judgment (Doc. No. 14) is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant's Motion for Summary (Doc.
No. 13) Judgment is DENIED. The report and recommendation of Magistrate Judge Lenihan,
dated December 2, 2005, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that judgment be entered in favor of
Plaintiff and against Defendant, and the case mark closed.
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