United States District Court, E.D. Tennessee, Winchester
May 18, 2015
BRETT MINGIE, Plaintiff,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant.
HARRY S. MATTICE, Jr., District Judge.
On May 1, 2015, United States Magistrate Judge William B. Carter filed a Report and Recommendation (Doc. 19) pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 72(b). Magistrate Judge Carter recommended that (1) Plaintiff's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings be denied; (2) Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment be granted; and (3) this case be dismissed. (Doc. 19 at 14).
Plaintiff has filed no objections to the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation. Nevertheless, the Court has reviewed the record in this matter, and it agrees with the Magistrate Judge's well-reasoned conclusions.
Accordingly, the Court ACCEPTS and ADOPTS Magistrate Judge Carter's findings of fact and conclusions of law. Plaintiff's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings (Doc. 15) is hereby DENIED, Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 17) is hereby GRANTED, and this action is hereby DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.