UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS URBANA DIVISION
October 25, 2006
CHARLOTTE PETTIS, PLAINTIFF,
GARY R. UNDERWOOD, D/B/A UNDERWOOD LAW FIRM, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Michael P. McCUSKEY Chief U.S. District Judge
A Report and Recommendation (#20) was filed by Magistrate Judge David G. Bernthal in the above cause on October 11, 2006. On October 20, 2006, Defendant, Gary R. Underwood, d/b/a Underwood Law Firm, filed its Objection to Report and Recommendation (#21). Following this court's careful de novo review of the Magistrate Judge's reasoning and Defendant's Objection, this court agrees with and accepts the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation (#20). This court agrees that Defendant's Motion to Dismiss (#11) should be DENIED.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT:
(1) The Report and Recommendation (#20) is accepted by this court.
(2) Defendant's Motion to Dismiss (#11) is DENIED.
(3) Defendant is allowed twenty-one (21) days to file its answer to Plaintiff's Complaint.
(4) This case is referred to the Magistrate Judge for further proceedings.
ENTERED this 25th day of October, 2006
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