Sykes v. Berryhill, No. 2:2016cv00593 - Document 21 (E.D. Va. 2017)

Court Description: FINAL ORDER: The Court hereby ADOPTS the findings and recommendations set forth in the Report and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge filed on August 25, 2017, and the decision of the Acting Commissioner is AFFIRMED, Defendant' ;s motion for summary judgment, ECF No. 16, is GRANTED, Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment, ECF No. 15, is DENIED, and this case is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. Copies of this Order sent as DIRECTED on 10.2.17. Signed by District Judge Mark S. Davis on 10/2/2017. (epri)
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Sykes v. Berryhill Doc. 21 FLED UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Norfolk Division OCT 2 2017 CIERK. us DISTRICT COURT RANDY LEE N0^-0!.K, VA SYKES, Plaintiff, ACTION NO. V. NANCY A. 2;16cv593 BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. FINAL ORDER Plaintiff Randy Lee Sykes brought this action, pro se, seeking judicial review of the final decision of the Acting Commissioner of Social Security denying his claim for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. This matter was referred to a United States Magistrate Judge, pursuant to the provisions of 28 U.S.C. ยงยง 636(b) (1) (B) and (C) and Rule 72(b) 72 of of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as well as Rule the Local Rules of the United States District Court for Eastern District of Virginia, for a report and recommendation. the The Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge was filed on August 25, 2017, recommending that Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment, ECF No. 15, be DENIED, Defendant's motion for summary judgment, ECF No. 16, be GRANTED, and that the final decision of the Acting Dockets.Justia.com Commissioner PREJUDICE. be AFFIRMED and that this matter be DISMISSED WITH By copy of the Report and Recommendation, each party was advised of the right to file written objections to the findings and recommendations made by the Magistrate Judge. No objections were filed by either party and the time for filing said objections has expired. Having reviewed the record, and finding no error, the Court hereby ADOPTS the findings and recommendations set forth in the Report and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge filed on August 25, AFFIRMED, GRANTED, DENIED, 2017, and the decision of the Acting Commissioner is Defendant's motion for summary judgment, ECF No. 16, is Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment, ECF No. 15, is and this case is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. Plaintiff is ADVISED that he may appeal from this Final Order by forwarding a written notice of appeal to the Clerk of the United States District Court, United States Courthouse, 600 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510 . Said written notice must be received by the Clerk within sixty (60) days from the date of this Final Order. The Clerk shall forward a copy of this Final Order to Plaintiff and to counsel of record for Defendant. /sTSTU^ Mark S. Davis United States District Judge Norfolk, Virginia October 3l , 2017