United States District Court, W.D. Pennsylvania
March 6, 2015
LARRY ROLLAND TURNER, JR., Plaintiff,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant.
ARTHUR J. SCHWAB, District Judge.
On June 5, 2014, Plaintiff Larry Rolland Turner, Jr. filed a complaint against the Commissioner of Social Security seeking judicial review of the denial of his claims for Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income benefits. The case was referred to a United States Magistrate Judge for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrate Judges Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(l)(A) and (B), and Rules 72(C)(l) and 72(C)(2) of the Local Rules for Magistrate Judges.
On January 29, 2015, the magistrate judge filed a Report and Recommendation, recommending that Plaintiffs motion for summary judgment [ECF No. 12] be denied and the Defendant, the Commissioner of Social Security's motion for summary judgment [ECF No. 18] be granted. See Rep. and Rec. [ECF No. 12].
Service of the Report and Recommendation was made on the parties. The parties were informed that in accordance with the Magistrate Judges Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(l)(B) and (C), and the Local Rule of Court 72.D.2, they had fourteen (14) days to file any objections. On February 14, 2015, Plaintiff timely filed objections. [ECF No. 22]. On February 25, 2015, Defendant filed a timely response to Plaintiffs objections. [ECF No. 23].
After a de novo review of the pleadings and documents in this case, together with the Report and Recommendation, and the pleadings thereto, the following Order is entered:
AND NOW, this 6th day of March, 2015,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiffs Objections are OVERRULED; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiffs motion for summary judgment [ECF No. 12] is DENIED and that Defendant's motion for summary judgment [ECF No. 18] is GRANTED.
Magistrate Judge Mitchell's Report and Recommendation [ECF No. 21] dated January 29, 2015 is adopted as the Opinion of the Court.