United States District Court, District of South Carolina, Florence Division
March 23, 2015
Christine Samuel, as Natural Parent and Guardian of CSD, Plaintiff,
James H. Dickey and James H. Dickey Law Firm, Respondent.
Terry L. Wooten, Chief United States District Judge.
On August 9, 2012, the Plaintiff, Christine Samuel, filed this case asserting legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty claims against Defendants James H. Dickey and James H. Dickey Law Firm . (Doc. #1). This matter now comes before this Court for review of the Report and Recommendation (“Report”) filed by Magistrate Judge Thomas E. Rogers, III, to whom this case was previously assigned. (Doc. #30). In the Report, the Magistrate Judge recommends that the Court grant Plaintiff’s motion for default judgment in the amount of $1, 050, 000. (Id.). Objections to the Report were due by March 16, 2015. However, no objections were filed.
This Court is charged with conducting a de novo review of any portion of the Magistrate Judge’s Report to which a specific objection is registered, and may accept, reject, or modify, in whole or in part, the recommendations contained in that Report. 28 U.S.C. § 636. In the absence of objections to the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge, this Court is not required to give any explanation for adopting the recommendation. See Camby v. Davis, 718 F.2d 198, 199 (4th Cir. 1983).
This Court has carefully reviewed the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation. For the reasons articulated by the Magistrate Judge, it is hereby ORDERED that the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation, Doc. # 30, is ACCEPTED. The Plaintiff’s motion for default judgment, Doc. #16, is GRANTED in the amount of one-million, fifty-thousand dollars ($1, 050, 000).
IT IS SO ORDERED.