Neeley v. 5 Federal Communications Commissioners et al

Filing 27

ORDER granting 26 Motion for Attorney Fees in the amount of $11,434.08. Plaintiff's obligation to pay is suspended unless another lawsuit against Google is filed and determined to be frivolous or in violation of this Court's injunction. Signed by Honorable Timothy L. Brooks on September 5, 2014. (jn)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FAYETTEVILLE DIVISION CURTIS J. NEELEY, JR. v. PLAINTIFF Case No. 5:14-CV-05135 5 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSIONERS; MICROSOFT CORPORATION; and GOOGLE, INC. DEFENDANTS OPINION AND ORDER Currently before the Court is Separate Defendant Google, Inc.'s (uGoogle") Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Expenses (Doc. 26) filed pursuant to this Court's Order entered August 5,2014 (Doc. 22) and the Court's subsequent Order on Plaintiff Curtis J. Neeley's ("Mr. Neeley") Motion for Reconsideration (Doc. 25) entered on August 18, 2014. In accordance with the Court's Orders, Google has submitted an itemized statement of costs and attorneys' fees incurred as a result of Mr. Neeley filing a Complaint against Google related to events previously litigated. Mr. Neeley's deadline to file a response to Google's Motion has passed with no objections or response having been filed. In its August 18, 2014 Order, the Court clarified that it intended to sanction Mr. Neeley by ordering him to pay Google's reasonable attorneys' fees, provided that Google filed an appropriate motion requesting those fees by August 19, 2014. Upon thorough consideration of Google's timely filed Motion and accompanying billing statement, the Court finds that Google has substantiated costs and fees totaling $11,434.08, which the Court finds to be reasonable. -1­ Accordingly, IT 15 HEREBY ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that Google shall be entitled to recover its attorneys' fees from Mr. Neeley in the amount of $11,434.08. IT 15 FURTHER ORDERED that Mr. Neeley's obligation to pay said fees is hereby suspended, unless and until such time that Mr. Neeley may file another lawsuit against Google. If the Court determines that any such future suit is frivolous and/or in violation of this Court's standing Injunction prohibiting the filing of such suits, then the Court will reduce -2­

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