United States District Court, E.D. Michigan, Southern Division
JASMINE S. FULGHUM, Plaintiff,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant.
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION (DOC. 11)
AND GRANTING DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT
(DOC. 10) AND DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR SUMMARY
JUDGMENT (DOC. 9) AND DISMISSING CASE
COHN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
a social security case. Plaintiff appeals from the final
determination of the Commissioner of Social Security
(Commissioner) that she is not disabled and therefore not
entitled to disability insurance benefits. The matter was
referred to a magistrate judge for pretrial proceedings.
Plaintiff and the Commissioner filed cross motions for
summary judgment. (Docs. 9, 10). The magistrate judge issued
a report and recommendation (MJRR) recommending that the
Commissioner's motion be granted, that plaintiff's
motion be denied, and the case dismissed. (Doc. 11).
party has filed objections to the MJRR and the time for
filing objections has passed. The failure to file objections
to the report and recommendation waives any further right to
appeal. Smith v. Detroit Federation of Teachers Local
231, 829 F.2d 1370, 1373 (6th Cir.1987). Likewise, the
failure to object to the magistrate judge's report
releases the Court from its duty to independently review the
motions. Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 149 (1985).
the findings and conclusions of the magistrate judge are
ADOPTED as the findings and conclusions of the Court. The
Commissioner's motion for summary judgment is GRANTED.