United States District Court, W.D. Virginia, Lynchburg Division
March 3, 2015
SILAS ERIC McDANIEL, Plaintiff,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.
NORMAN K. MOON, District Judge.
This matter is before the Court on the parties' cross Motions for Summary Judgment (docket nos. 13 and 15), and the Report & Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Robert S. Ballou (docket no. 21, hereinafter "Report"). Pursuant to Standing Order 2011-17 and 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B), I referred this matter to Judge Ballou for proposed findings of fact and a recommended disposition. The parties filed cross motions for summary judgment, and on February 10, 2015, Judge Ballou filed a Report recommending that Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment (docket no. 13) be denied, and the Commissioner's Motion for Summary Judgment (docket no. 15) be granted. After a review of the record in this case, and no objections having been filed to the Report within fourteen days of its service upon the parties, I adopt the Report in its entirety.
1. The Report of February 10, 2015 (docket no. 21), is hereby ADOPTED in its entirety;
2. Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment (docket no. 13) is hereby DENIED;
3. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (docket no. 15) is hereby GRANTED; and
4. This case is hereby DISMISSED.
The Clerk of the Court is hereby directed to send a certified copy of this Order to all counsel of record and to United States Magistrate Judge Robert S. Ballou.
It is so ORDERED.