United States District Court, N.D. New York
October 15, 2014
LAWRENCE J. ALLEN, JR., Plaintiff,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant.
OFFICE OF PETER MARGLOIUS, PETER M. MARGOLIUS, ESQ., Catskill, NY, Counsel for Plaintiff.
MONIKA K. CRAWFORD, ESQ., SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF REG'L GEN. COUNSEL-REGION II, New York, NY, Counsel for Defendant.
DECISION and ORDER
GLENN T. SUDDABY, District Judge.
The above-captioned action comes to this Court following a Report-Recommendation by United States Magistrate Judge Christian F. Hummel, filed on August 13, 2014, recommending that Plaintiff's motion for judgment on the pleadings be denied, that Defendant's motion for judgment on the pleadings be granted, and that Plaintiff's Complaint be dismissed. (Dkt. No. 14.) Objections to the Report-Recommendation have not been filed and the time in which to do so has expired. ( See generally Docket Sheet.) After carefully reviewing all of the papers herein, including Magistrate Judge Hummel's thorough Report-Recommendation, the Court can find no clear error in the Report-Recommendation. As a result, the Report-Recommendation is accepted and adopted in its entirety; and Plaintiff's Complaint is dismissed in its entirety.
ACCORDINGLY, it is
ORDERED that Magistrate Judge Hummel's Report-Recommendation (Dkt. No. 14) is ACCEPTED and ADOPTED in its entirety; and it is further
ORDERED that Plaintiff's motion for judgment on the pleadings (Dkt. No. 10) is DENIED; and it is further
ORDERED that Defendant's motion for judgment on the pleadings (Dkt. No. 12) is GRANTED; and it is further
ORDERED that Plaintiff's Complaint (Dkt. No. 1) is DISMISSED.