IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 24, 2009
PATRICK BICKING, PLAINTIFF
DEITER BROTHERS, DEFENDANT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: James Knoll Gardner United States District Judge
NOW, this 24th day of March, 2009, upon consideration of Defendant's Motion for Sanctions filed November 20, 2008; upon consideration of Defendant Deiter Brothers' Supplemental Cost Information in Connection with the Motion for Sanctions, which supplemental information was filed December 5, 2008; upon consideration of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Henry S. Perkin filed December 29, 2008; it appearing that as of the date of this Order, petitioner has not filed any objections to the Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Perkin; it further appearing after review of this matter that Magistrate Judge Perkin's Report and Recommendation correctly determined the legal and factual issues presented in Defendant's Motion for Sanctions,
IT IS ORDERED that Magistrate Judge Perkin's Report and Recommendation is approved and adopted.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant's Motion for Sanctions is granted.*fn1
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that on or before April 20, 2009, plaintiff Patrick Bicking shall pay the law firm of Susanin, Widman & Brennan, P.C., sanctions in the amount of $5,296.05.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiff's Complaint is dismissed with prejudice.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of Court shall mark this case closed for statistical purposes.