Sligar v. Social Security Commissioner

Filing 14

JUDGMENT on Attorney Fees in favor of Bobby D. Sligar against Social Security Commissioner, ORDER ADOPTING 13 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS. Signed by Honorable Jimm Larry Hendren on December 7, 2009. (src)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FAYETTEVILLE DIVISION BOBBY D. SLIGAR v. Civil Case No. 08-05189 PLAINTIFF MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner Social Security Administration ORDER DEFENDANT NOW on this 7th day of December 2009, the Court has before it for consideration Plaintiff's Motion for Award of Attorney Fees Under the Equal Access to Justice Act (document #10). For the reasons set forth in the Report and Recommendation filed by the Honorable Barry A. Bryant, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, on November 13, 2009 (document #13), to which no objections have been filed, the Court finds that the Magistrate's recommendations should be adopted in toto and hereby awards Plaintiff's attorney fees in the total amount of $2,521.47, representing 15.00 hours of attorney work at an hourly rate of $167.00 per hour and $16.47 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 HON. JIMM LARRY HENDREN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE AO72A (Rev. 8/82)

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