Jackson v. Grupo Industrial Hotelero,S.A. et al

Filing 283

ORDER granting in part and denying in part 239 Motion for Attorney Fees; granting in part and denying in part 242 Motion for Bill of Costs; adopting Report and Recommendations re 280 Report and Recommendations. Signed by Judge Paul C. Huck on 3/3/2010. (eg)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA CASE NO.: 07-22046-CIV-HUCK/O'SULLIVAN CURTIS JAMES JACKSON, p/k/a 50 CENT, Plaintiff, vs. GRUPO INDUSTRIAL HOTELERO, S.A., a Mexican Corporation d/b/a "COCO BONGO" nightclub, ROBERT NOBLE, SR., and ISAAC HALABE, Defendants. _______________________________________/ ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION This matter is before the Court on a Report and Recommendation by Magistrate Judge John J. O'Sullivan (Doc. 280) recommending that the Court grant in part and deny in part Plaintiff's motions for attorney's fees and costs (Docs. 239 & 242). On February 2, 2008, Defendants filed objections to the Report and Recommendation (Doc. 281) and Plaintiff responded to the objections on February 24, 2010 (Doc. 282). Having reviewed de novo Judge O'Sullivan's report, the objections and response thereto, and the pertinent portions of the record, the Court overrules Defendants' objections and adopts the findings of fact and conclusions of law as stated in Judge O'Sullivan's report. Accordingly, Plaintiff's motions for fees and costs are granted in part and denied in part. Plaintiff is entitled to $309,002.62 for fees and $18,274.39 for costs. If Defendants do not remit the aforementioned sums within 30 days, Plaintiff may petition the Court for the entry of a final judgment of fees and costs. DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers, Miami, Florida, March 3, 2010. ______________________ Paul C. Huck United States District Judge Copies furnished to: Counsel of Record Magistrate Judge John O'Sullivan

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