United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division
Charlene Edwards Honeywell United States District Judge
cause comes before the Court upon the Report and
Recommendation filed by Magistrate Judge Anthony E. Porcelli
on December 21, 2016 (Doc. 20). In the Report and
Recommendation, Magistrate Judge Porcelli recommends that the
Court grant the parties' Joint Stipulation and Motion to
Approve Settlement and for Dismissal with Prejudice (Doc. 19)
and approve the settlement agreement. 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.
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
Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge (Doc. 20)
is adopted, confirmed, and approved in all respects and is
made a part of this Order for all purposes, including
parties' Joint Stipulation and Motion to Approve
Settlement and for Dismissal with Prejudice (Doc. 19) is
GRANTED. The Settlement Agreement (Doc. 19 - Ex. 1) 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.
This action is DISMISSED, with prejudice.
Clerk is directed to terminate all pending motions ...