UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
June 18, 2009
SANDRA BUCHANAN, PLAINTIFF,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Thomas J. McAvoy, Senior United States District Judge
DECISION and ORDER
This matter was referred to the Hon. Victor E. Bianchini, United States Magistrate Judge, for a Report and Recommendation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) and Rule 72.3(d) of the Local Rules of the Northern District of New York. In a Report and Recommendation dated May 27, 2009 ("Report-Recommendation"), Magistrate Judge Bianchini recommended that Plaintiff's motion for judgment on the pleadings be denied and that Defendant's motion for judgment on the pleadings be granted. No objections to the Report and Recommendation have been lodged and the time for filing objections has expired.
After examining the record, this Court has determined that the Report and Recommendation is not subject to attack for plain error or manifest injustice. Accordingly, this Court adopts the Report and Recommendation for the reasons stated therein.
Therefore, Plaintiff's motion for judgment on the pleadings is DENIED and Defendant's motion for judgment on the pleadings is GRANTED. The Commissioner's determination denying Plaintiff's application for disability insurance benefits and Supplemental Security Income is AFFIRMED, and Plaintiff's Complaint is DISMISSED in all respects.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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