Hunt v. Social Security Administration

Filing 13

ORDER granting 11 motion for attorneys' fees; plaintiff is awarded fees in the amount of $6,820 and costs in the amount of $402. Signed by Judge Brian S. Miller on 7/9/2024. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS NORTHERN DIVISION CANDY D. HUNT v. PLAINTIFF CASE NO. 3:23-CV-00183-BSM SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Commissioner DEFENDANT ORDER Candy Hunt’s unopposed motion for attorneys’ fees [Doc. No. 11] is granted, and she is awarded fees in the amount of $6,820 and costs in the amount of $402. See 28 U.S.C. § 2412. The fees will be paid by the Social Security Administration and the costs by the United States Treasury from the Judgment Fund. The Social Security Administration and the United States Treasury are directed to send $6,820 and $402, respectively, to Hunt because fees and costs awarded under section 2412 are payable to the claimant rather than the lawyer. Astrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586, 589 (2010). Hunt is responsible for paying David Chermol, who represented her. IT IS SO ORDERED this 9th day of July, 2024. ________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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