Black v. Advanced Recovery Group, Inc.

Filing 11

ORDER granting 10 plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees and Costs. Signed by District Judge George Caram Steeh (MBea)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION LAWRENCE BLACK, Plaintiff, Case No. 12-CV-11034 HON. GEORGE CARAM STEEH v. ADVANCED RECOVERY GROUP, INC., Defendant. _____________________________/ ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR ATTORNEY’S FEES AND COSTS (#10) On March 8, 2012, plaintiff filed this lawsuit against defendant for violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692, et seq., and violation of the Michigan Occupational Code, MCL § 339.901, et seq. On May 16, 2012, the court granted plaintiff’s motion for default judgment and ordered that defendant pay $1,050, plus costs. On June 14, 2012, plaintiff filed a motion for attorney’s fees and costs pursuant to 15 U.S.C. § 1692k(a)(3) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(d)(2). For the reasons set forth in the motion, plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees and costs is granted. Plaintiff is awarded $2,779.00 in attorney’s fees and costs. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: July 9, 2012 s/George Caram Steeh GEORGE CARAM STEEH UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Copies of this Order were served upon attorneys of record on July 9, 2012, by electronic and/or ordinary mail. s/Marcia Beauchemin Deputy Clerk

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