IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
December 30, 2009
MICHAEL L. FAVORS, PLAINTIFF,
JEFFREY BEARD, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge McVerry
Magistrate Judge Bissoon
Michael Favors's civil rights complaint was received on September 29, 2009, and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Cathy Bissoon for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and Rules 72.C and 72.D of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, filed on November 25, 2009, recommended that the case be dismissed without prejudice to Plaintiff's right to re-file this action within the applicable statute of limitations period by paying the full filing fee of $350.00, or moving to proceed in forma pauperis. Service was made upon the Plaintiff by First Class United States Mail at his place of incarceration. Objections were due on or before December 9, 2009. No objections have been filed.
After de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 30th day of December, 2009, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Complaint is DISMISSED without prejudice to Plaintiff's right to re-file this action within the applicable statute of limitations period by paying the full filing fee of $350.00, or moving to proceed in forma pauperis. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Bissoon (Doc. 4), dated November 25, 2009, is adopted as the opinion of the court. The Clerk is directed to mark the case CLOSED.
Terrence F. McVerry U.S. District Court Judge
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