IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
April 10, 2012
COVENTRY HEALTH CARE, INC., DEFENDANT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: (Judge Conner)
AND NOW, this 10th day of April, 2012, upon consideration of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Mildred E. Methvin (Doc. 28), recommending that defendant's motion for summary judgment (Doc. 16) be denied, and, following an independent review of the record and noting that defendant filed objections to the report on March 16, 2012 (Doc. 29), and the Court finding Judge Methvin's analysis to be thorough and well-reasoned, and the court finding defendant's objections*fn1 to be without merit and squarely addressed by Judge Methvin's report (Doc. 28), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Methvin (Doc. 28) are ADOPTED.
2. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 16) is DENIED.
3. A revised pretrial/trial schedule shall issue by separate order.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge