MAJOR v. ASTRUE

Filing 41

ORDER ADOPTING 40 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION; granting 38 Motion for Attorney Fees. The Commissioner is directed to pay Plaintiff's counsel, Heather Freeman, attorney's fees in the amount of $7,042.19 from Social Security appropriations and costs in the amount of $350.00 from the Judgment fund. Signed by JUDGE RICHARD SMOAK on 6/30/2009. (jcw)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA PANAMA CITY DIVISION RENEE MAJOR, Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ___________________________________________/ ORDER Before me is the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation (Doc. 40). No objections have been filed. IT IS ORDERED: 1. The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation is approved and is incorporated in this Order. 2. Plaintiff's Petition For Attorney Fees And Costs Under The Equal Access To Justice Act (EAJA) (Doc. 38) is granted. Plaintiff's counsel, Heather Freeman, is entitled to recover reasonable fees for representing Plaintiff in this case pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2412. 3. The Commissioner is directed to pay to Plaintiff's counsel, Heather Freeman, attorney's fees in the amount of $7,042.19 from Social Security appropriations and costs in the amount of $350.00 from the Judgment Fund. CASE NO. 5:08cv33/RS-MD ORDERED on June 30, 2009. /S/ Richard Smoak RICHARD SMOAK UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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