LAFFOON v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY
ORDER ACCEPTING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION re: 27 Report and Recommendation; and granting 25 Motion for Attorney Fees in the amount of $32,076.00. The Commissioner shall pay the sum of $32,076.00 to Plai ntiff's counsel from Plaintiff's past-due benefits. Plaintiff's counsel shall refund to Plaintiff the sum of $6,819.06, which is equal to the amount of the EAJA fees previously awarded in this case. The Clerk shall close the file. Signed by JUDGE MARK E WALKER on 1/17/17. (kgc)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
PANAMA CITY DIVISION
RONALD LAFFOON, JR.,
Case No. 5:13cv31-MW/CJK
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting
Commissioner of Social Security,
ORDER ACCEPTING AND ADOPTING
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
This Court has considered, without hearing, the Magistrate Judge's Report
and Recommendation as to reasonable attorney’s fees. ECF No. 27. No objections
have been filed by the parties. Accordingly,
IT IS ORDERED:
The report and recommendation is accepted and adopted as this Court’s
opinion. The Clerk shall enter judgment stating, “The petition for attorney’s fees,
ECF No. 25, is GRANTED in the amount of $32.076.00. The Commissioner shall
pay the sum of $32,076.00 to Plaintiff’s counsel from Plaintiff’s past-due benefits.
Plaintiff’s counsel shall refund to Plaintiff the sum of $6,819.06, which is equal to
the amount of the EAJA fees previously awarded in this case.” The Clerk shall
close the file.
SO ORDERED on January 17, 2017.
s/Mark E. Walker
United States District Judge
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