Lockett v. Riverheights Cleaners, Inc. et al

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cv-01707

ORDER: (1) The Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge {{32}} is adopted, confirmed, and approved in all respects and is made a part of this Order for all purposes, including appellate review. (2) The parties' Amended Joint Motio n for Approval of Settlement and Dismissal of Action With Prejudice {{27}} is GRANTED. The Settlement Agreement (Doc. 27 - Ex. A) is APPROVED, as it constitutes a fair and reasonable resolution of a bona fide dispute. (3) The parties' Motion fo r Approval of Settlement and Dismissal of Action with Prejudice {{25}} is DENIED as moot. (4) This action is DISMISSED, with prejudice. (5) The Clerk is directed to terminate all pending motions and close this file. Signed by Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell on 1/3/2018. (BGS)

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PageID 104 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION YOLANDA LOCKETT, Plaintiff, v. Case No: 8:17-cv-1707-T-36TBM RIVERHEIGHTS CLEANERS, INC. and PROGRESSIVE EMPLOYER MANAGEMENT LLC, Defendants. ___________________________________/ ORDER This cause comes before the Court upon the Report and Recommendation filed by Magistrate Judge Thomas B. McCoun III on December 19, 2017 (Doc. 32). In the Report and Recommendation, Magistrate Judge McCoun recommends that the Court grant the parties' Amended Joint Motion for Approval of Settlement and Dismissal of Action With Prejudice (Doc. 27) and deny as moot, the parties Motion for Approval of Settlement and Dismissal of Action with Prejudice (Doc. 25). All parties were furnished copies of the Report and Recommendation and were afforded the opportunity to file objections pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). No such objections were filed. Upon consideration of the Report and Recommendation, and upon this Court's independent examination of the file, it is determined that the Report and Recommendation should be adopted. Accordingly, it is now PageID 105 ORDERED AND ADJUDGED: (1) The Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge (Doc. 32) is adopted, confirmed, and approved in all respects and is made a part of this Order for all purposes, including appellate review. (2) The parties' Amended Joint Motion for Approval of Settlement and Dismissal of Action With Prejudice (Doc. 27) is GRANTED. The Settlement Agreement (Doc. 27 - Ex. A) is APPROVED, as it constitutes a fair and reasonable resolution of a bona fide dispute. (3) The parties' Motion for Approval of Settlement and Dismissal of Action with Prejudice (Doc. 25) is DENIED as moot. (4) This action is DISMISSED, with prejudice. (5) The Clerk is directed to terminate all pending motions and close this file. DONE AND ORDERED in Tampa, Florida on January 3, 2018. Copies to: The Honorable Thomas B. McCoun III Counsel of Record 2