United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Tacoma
April 28, 2014
JAMES T. JARRETT, Plaintiff,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION AFFIRMING DEFENDANT'S DECISION TO DENY BENEFITS
ROBERT J. BRYAN, District Judge.
This matter comes before the Court on the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Karen L. Strombom. Dkt. 25. The Court has considered the Report and Recommendation, Objections to the Report and Recommendation, and the remaining record.
The Report and Recommendation recommends affirming the Commissioner's decision to deny Plaintiff's claim for disability insurance and supplemental security income benefits under the Social Security Act. Dkt. 25. Plaintiff has filed objections to the Report and Recommendation advancing essentially the same arguments that he made in his opening and reply briefs (Dkts. 16 and 23). Dkt. 26.
The Court has reviewed the record de novo and concludes that the Magistrate Judge carefully and accurately reviewed the record and thoroughly addressed Plaintiff's claims. The Court concurs with the analysis and conclusions of the Magistrate Judge.
The Court, having reviewed Plaintiff's complaint, the Report and Recommendation of Judge Karen L. Strombom, United States Magistrate Judge, and Objections to the Report and Recommendation, and the remaining record, does hereby find and ORDER:
(1) The Court adopts the Report and Recommendation;
(2) The administrative decision is AFFIRMED;
(3) The Clerk is directed to send copies of this Order to Plaintiff's counsel, Defendant's counsel and Magistrate Judge Karen L. Strombom.