United States District Court, M.D. Alabama, Northern Division
MICHAEL L. SMITH, Plaintiff,
PILOT TRAVEL CENTERS, LLC, and CASSIE HAMLIN, Defendants.
OPINION AND ORDER
MYRON H. THOMPSON, District Judge.
This matter is before the court upon the United States Magistrate Judge's recommendation that this lawsuit be remanded to the Circuit Court of Lowndes County, Alabama. The defendants have objected to the recommendation. After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that the objections should be overruled and the magistrate judge's recommendation adopted.
Accordingly, it is ORDERED that:
(1) The defendants' objections (doc. no. 18) are overruled.
(2) The United States Magistrate Judge's recommendation (doc. no. 17) is adopted.
(3) The plaintiff's motion to remand (doc. no. 8) is granted and this case is remanded to the Circuit Court of Lowndes County.
It is further ORDERED that all other pending motions are left for resolution after remand.
The clerk of court is DIRECTED to take all such action as is required to ...