January 8, 2014
STEPHEN P. MILES, Plaintiff,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Defendant.
DONETTA W. AMBROSE, Senior District Judge.
Plaintiffs complaint was received by the Clerk of Court on December 20, 2012, and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter for report and recommendation in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.c. § 636(b)(1), and Rules 72.1.3 and 72.1.4 of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
The magistrate judge's report and recommendation, filed on November 26, 2013 recommended that Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No.7) be denied, Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No.9) be granted, and the decision of the ALJ be affirmed.
The parties were allowed ten (10) days from the date of service to file objections. Service was made on Plaintiff and Defendant by NEF. Objections were filed by the Plaintiff on 12/12/2013; a Response to the Objections was filed 12/23/2013. After de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the. case, together with the report and recommendation and objections thereto, the following order is entered: AND NOW, this 8 day of January, 2014;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No.7) is DENIED, Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No.9) is GRANTED, and the decision of the ALJ is affirmed.
The report and recommendation of Magistrate Judge Baxter, dated November 26, 2013, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.