Bennett v. Social Security Administration Commissioner

Filing 12

JUDGMENT on Attorney Fees in favor of Vicki L. Bennett against Social Security Administration Commissioner. Signed by Honorable Jimm Larry Hendren on May 29, 2009. (tg)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FAYETTEVILLE DIVISION VICKI L. BENNETT v. CIVIL NO. 07-5213 PLAINTIFF MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER On this 29th day of May, 2009, the court has before it for consideration plaintiff's request for attorney's fees and costs (doc. #8) pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. 2412. The court has also reviewed the Defendant's Response (doc. #10). forth in the report and recommendation (doc. #11) For reasons set filed by the Honorable James R. Marschewski, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, on May 4, 2009, the court finds that the Magistrate's recommendations should be adopted in toto and hereby awards plaintiff's attorney fees in the amount of $2667.89, representing 13.95 hours of work at a rate of $165.00 and $366.14 in expenses. This amount shall be paid in addition to, and not out of, any past-due benefits plaintiff may be awarded in the future. IT IS SO ORDERED. /s/Jimm Larry Hendren HONORABLE JIMM LARRY HENDREN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE AO72A (Rev. 8/82)

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