UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
November 30, 2010
ERNEST L. DIXON, PLAINTIFF,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Ricardo M. Urbina United States District Judge
MEMORANDUM OPINION GRANTING THE DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS AS CONCEDED
This matter is before the court on the defendant's motion to dismiss. On September 3, 2010, the pro se plaintiff filed a handwritten one-page complaint stating that he is suing the Social Security Administration Office on M-Street NW in Washington D.C. for the amount of $999,000,000,000,000,000.00 for not retroacting [sic] my social security check as instructed[.] Also I am suing the said for $999,000,000,000,000,000.00 for punitive damages. Compl. at 1.
On November 2, 2010, the defendant filed a motion to dismiss the plaintiff's complaint.
See generally Def.'s Mot. to Dismiss. The same day, the court issued a Fox-Neal order directing the plaintiff to respond to the pending motion to dismiss by November 22, 2010 and advising the plaintiff that his failure to respond to the motion could result in the court deeming the matter conceded. Order (Nov. 1, 2010).
To date, the plaintiff has not responded to the motion to dismiss. His failure to do so permits the court to treat the motion as conceded. Fox v. Am. Airlines, Inc., 389 F.3d 1291, 1294-95 (D.C. Cir. 2004). Accordingly, the court grants the defendant's motion to dismiss. An Order consistent with this Memorandum Opinion is separately and contemporaneously issued this 30th day of November, 2010.
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