Cross v. Social Security Administration Commissioner

Filing 19

ORDER adopting 18 Report and Recommendations; further granting 15 Motion for Attorney Fees. Plaintiff is awarded attorneys fees in the amount of $4,158.90 pursuant to the EAJA. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on August 11, 2015. (hnc)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FORT SMITH DIVISION BRIAN CROSS v. PLAINTIFF Civil No. 2:14-CV-2054 CAROLYN W. COLVIN Commissioner, Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER The Court has received proposed findings and recommendations (Doc. 18) from United States Magistrate Judge Mark E. Ford. There have been no objections. After careful review, the Court concludes that the findings and recommendations should be, and hereby are, approved and adopted as this Court’s findings in all respects in their entirety. Accordingly, the Court ORDERS that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees (Doc. 15) be GRANTED and finds that Plaintiff is entitled to an award under the EAJA in the total amount of $4,158.90. This amount should be paid in addition to, and not out of, any past due benefits which Plaintiff may be awarded in the future. Pursuant to Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S. Ct. 2521, 2528 (2010), the EAJA award should be made payable to Plaintiff, but may be mailed to Plaintiff’s counsel. IT IS SO ORDERED this 11th day of August, 2015. /s/P. K. Holmes, III P. K. HOLMES, III CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE -1-

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