Rivero v. Goodfellows of Pasco County, Inc. et al

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2016-cv-01928

ORDER adopting {{42}} Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge. (1) The Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge is adopted, confirmed, and approved in all respects and is made a part of this Order for all purposes, including ap pellate review. (2) The parties' Joint Motion to Approve Settlement Agreement and Dismiss with Prejudice Plaintiff's Complaint {{39}} is GRANTED. The settlement agreement (Doc. 39 - Ex. A) is APPROVED, as it constitutes a fair and reasonab le resolution of a bona fide dispute. The parties are ordered to comply with the terms of the settlement agreement. (3) This action is DISMISSED, with prejudice. (4) The Clerk is directed to terminate all pending motions and close this file. Signed by Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell on 5/9/2017. (BGS)

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PageID 211 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION JUDITH RIVERO, Plaintiff, v. Case No: 8:16-cv-1928-T-36AEP GOODFELLOWS OF PASCO COUNTY, INC. and RICHARD HILL, Defendants. ___________________________________/ ORDER This cause comes before the Court upon the Report and Recommendation filed by Magistrate Judge Anthony E. Porcelli on April 20, 2017 (Doc. 42). In the Report and Recommendation, Magistrate Judge Porcelli recommends that the Court grant the parties' Joint Motion to Approve Settlement Agreement and Dismiss with Prejudice Plaintiff's Complaint (Doc. 39). 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 ORDERED AND ADJUDGED: (1) The Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge (Doc. 42) 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' Joint Motion to Approve Settlement Agreement and Dismiss with Prejudice Plaintiff's Complaint (Doc. 39) is GRANTED. The settlement PageID 212 agreement (Doc. 39 - Ex. A) is APPROVED, as it constitutes a fair and reasonable resolution of a bona fide dispute. The parties are ordered to comply with the terms of the settlement agreement. (3) This action is DISMISSED, with prejudice. (4) The Clerk is directed to terminate all pending motions and close this file. DONE AND ORDERED in Tampa, Florida on May 9, 2017. Copies to: The Honorable Anthony E. Porcelli Counsel of Record 2