IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
August 9, 2006
SEAN CARLOS BURKE, PLAINTIFF,
ACCO BRANDS, INC., ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLaughlin United States District Judge
This civil rights action was received by the Clerk of Court on December 20, 2005, and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter for report and recommendation 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.
The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation [Doc. No. 27], filed on July 21, 2006, recommended that Defendant ACCO Brands' motion to dismiss [Doc. No. 5] be denied, and that Plaintiff be directed to file an amended complaint as to his tort claims against ACCO Brands, Boise Cascade Corporation, and John Doe Manufacturer within twenty days. The parties were allowed ten (10) days from the date of service to file objections. Service was made on Plaintiff by certified mail and on Defendants. No objections were filed. After de novo review of the motion and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 9th day of August, 2006;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Defendant ACCO Brands' motion to dismiss [Doc. No. 5] is DENIED; it is further ORDERED that Plaintiff file an amended complaint as to his tort claims against ACCO Brands, Boise Cascade Corporation, and John Doe Manufacturer, within twenty days.
The Report and Recommendation [Doc. No. 5] of Magistrate Judge Baxter, filed on July 21, 2006, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
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