Russell v. Social Security Administration Commissioner

Filing 15

ORDER granting 11 Motion for Attorney Fees, and awarding fees in the amount of $4,048.45, under the Equal Access of Justice Act; and ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS. Signed by Honorable Robert T. Dawson on December 30, 2008. (lw)

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IN THE TINITEDSTATESDISTRICTCOURT WE S T E R NDISTRICTOF ARKANSAS F O R T SMITH DIVISION A P R Y LANN RUSSELL C i v i l No. 2:07-cv-0207 5 MIC}IAEL J. ASTRUE Commissi o n eSocialSecurityAdministration r. PLAINTIFF DEFENDANT ORDER Befo rethe Court is the Reportand Reoommendation on I)ecember 2008hy the filed 4. IlonorableBarryA. Bryant,UnitedlltatesMagistrate Judge the Western for District of Arkansas. (Doc.No. l4), Judge Bryantrecommends PlaintifflsApplicationfor AttomeyFees that tJnder the EqualAccess Justice t0 Act ("EAJA") be GRANTED. Defendant not filed objections the has to R c p o r andRecommendation, thetimeto object passed. 28 U.S.C. 636(bXl). t and has Ske $ Ac c o rd i n g l ythis Courtfinds thatcounscl entitledto compensation , is underthe EAJA for 25.80hoursfor attorncyfecsat the rateo[ $156,000 hour,plusexpenses per of$23.65 for a total attomey awardof$4,048.45.This amount fee should paidin addition andnot outotl anypast bc to, duebenefits whichPlaintiff maybe awarded the future. in 'l'he parliesarereminded the awardhereinunderthc EAJA will betakeninto account that at such timeasa reasotrable is detcrmined pursuant 42 U,S.C.$ 406in orderto prcvent fee to double recovery counscl Plaintiff by for IT IS SOORIIERED,thisAqtfll.of Dccember,20 nsfleS$jiflfr'f*f#i.,HO N.' n$u 'nROBERTT.DAWSON D E3{}20m C {;HRff.Jfti sffi, CT t$ ERK 3Y DFIIIYO-HI( LINITED STATES DISTRICT ruDOE

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