Hayden v. Vance, et al. (MAG+)
ORDER directing as follows: (1) plf's 104 Objections are OVERRULED; (2) the 103 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION of the Magistrate Judge is ADOPTED; (3) the 77 Motion for Attorneys' fees and costs is GRANTED to the extent that defs are entitled to an award of $15,000.00 in attorneys' fees and $76.06 in costs and expenses and DENIED to the extent defs seek fees and expenses beyond these amounts; (4) the 86 MOTION for lawyer discipline and FRCP Rule 35 Exam is DENIED; (5) the 102 MOTION to Strike is DENIED; (6) the 102 MOTION to Alter Judgment is DENIED; (3) the 102 MOTION for Sanctions is DENIED. Signed by Chief Judge William Keith Watkins on 8/4/16. (djy, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
STEVEN MARK HAYDEN,
ROBERT S. VANCE JR., et al.,
CASE NO. 2:15-CV-469-WKW
On June 28, 2016, the Magistrate Judge filed a Recommendation.
Plaintiff then filed objections (Doc. # 104), and Defendants filed a response
(Doc. # 105).
The court has made a de novo determination of those portions of the
Recommendation to which Plaintiff objects and has independently reviewed the file.
Based upon this review, and for the reasons set forth in Defendants’ response (Doc.
# 105), Plaintiff’s objections are without merit, and the Recommendation is due to
Accordingly, it is ORDERED as follows:
Plaintiff’s Objections (Doc. # 104) are OVERRULED;
The Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge (Doc. #103) is
The Motion for Attorneys’ Fees and Costs (Doc. # 77) is GRANTED
to the extent that Defendants are entitled to an award of $15,000.00 in attorneys’
fees and $76.06 in costs and expenses and DENIED to the extent Defendants seek
fees and expenses beyond these amounts;
The Motion for Lawyer Discipline and FRCP Rule 35 Exam (Doc. #
86) is DENIED;
The Motion to Strike (Doc. # 102) is DENIED;
The Motion to Alter Judgment (Doc. # 102) is DENIED;
The Motion for Sanctions (Doc. # 102) is DENIED.
DONE this 4th day of August, 2016.
/s/ W. Keith Watkins
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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