October 21, 2013
PAUL J. McARDLE, Plaintiff,
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS, INC., Defendant.
CATHY BISSOON, District Judge.
On September 4, 2013, this case was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Robert C. Mitchell for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 636(b)(l)(A) and (B), and Rules 72.C, 72.D and 72.G of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
On October 4, 2013, the Magistrate Judge issued a Report (Doc. 11) recommending that Defendant's Motion to Dismiss (Doc. 3) be granted, and that this case be dismissed with prejudice. Service of the Report and Recommendation was made, and Plaintiff has filed Objections. See Doc. 12.
After a de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation and the Objections thereto, the following Order is entered:
Defendant's Motion to Dismiss (Doc. 3) is GRANTED, and this case is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Mitchell dated October 4, 2013 hereby is adopted as the Opinion of the District Court.