Springer v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company(MAG+), No. 3:2013cv00241 - Document 19 (M.D. Ala. 2013)

Court Description: OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 9/10/2013. (dmn, )
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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, EASTERN DIVISION JACOB C. SPRINGER, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. STATE FARM MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant. CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:13cv241-MHT (WO) OPINION Plaintiff filed this lawsuit explicitly seeking to set aside a state-court judgment. Plaintiff s objections (doc. no. 16). This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that defendant s motion to dismiss plaintiff s case, without prejudice, be granted based on the Rooker-Feldman doctrine. See Sophocleus v. Alabama Dep t of Transp., 605 F. Supp. 2d 1209, 1215 M.D. Ala. 2009) (Thompson, J.), aff d, 371 F. App x 996 (11th Cir. 2010) (cases are subject to the doctrine if (1) brought by state-court losers (2) complaining of injuries caused by state-court judgments proceedings (3) rendered commenced and before (4) the inviting review and rejection of those judgments). district-court district-court Also before the court are plaintiff s objections to the recommendation. After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that plaintiff s objections should be overruled and the magistrate judge s recommendation adopted. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 10th day of September, 2013. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE