IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NORTH DAKOTA SOUTHEASTERN DIVISION
March 22, 2010
KIMBERLY MARICK PETITIONER,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION COMMISSIONER, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Ralph R. Erickson, Chief District Judge United States District Court
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Before the Court are Motions for Summary Judgment filed by both parties (Docs. #11, #16). Plaintiff Marick initiated this action under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) seeking judicial review of the final decision of the Commissioner of Social Security denying her application for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 401-33.
The Court has received a Report and Recommendation (Doc. #19) from the Honorable Karen K. Klein, United States Magistrate Judge, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636, recommending that Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment be DENIED, Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment be GRANTED, and the Commissioner's decision be AFFIRMED. No party has filed an objection to this recommendation within the requisite time period pursuant to Rule 72(a) and (b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and District of North Dakota Local Court Rule 72.1(D)(3).
The Court has reviewed the Report and Recommendation, along with the entire file, and finds that the Magistrate Judge's position is correct. Accordingly, the Court hereby adopts the Report and Recommendation in its entirety. Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment is hereby DENIED, Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment is hereby GRANTED, and the Commissioner's decision is hereby AFFIRMED.
LET JUDGMENT BE ENTERED ACCORDINGLY.
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