United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
May 6, 2013
EDWARD J. O'NEILL, Plaintiff,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security Administration, Defendant
For EDWARD J. O'NEILL, Plaintiff: THOMAS D. SUTTON, LEAD ATTORNEY, LEVENTHAL SUTTON & GORNSTEIN, TREVOSE, PA.
For MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SSA, Defendant: ALEXANDER L. CRISTAUDO, SOCIAL SECURITY ADMIN OFFICE OF GEN COUNSEL, PHILADELPHIA, PA; ANDREW C. LYNCH, SSA/OGC REGION 3, PHILADELPHIA, PA.
Paul S. Diamond, J.
AND NOW, this 6th day of May, 2013, upon consideration of Plaintiff's Brief and Statement of Issues in Support of Request for Review (Doc. No. 14), Defendant's Response (Doc. No. 15), and Plaintiff's Reply (Doc. No. 18), and after Review of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Thomas J. Rueter (Doc. No. 19), to which no objections have been filed, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation (Doc. No. 19) is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
2. Judgment is entered affirming the decision of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and the relief sought by Plaintiff is DENIED; and
3. The Clerk of Court shall mark this case closed for statistical purposes.
AND IT IS SO ORDERED.