MORGAN v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration

Filing 32

ORDER Adopting 31 Report and Recommendation. Signed by District Judge Paul D. Borman. (DTof)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION PETER MORGAN, Plaintiff, Case No. 14-11006 Paul D. Borman United States District Judge v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, R. Steven Whalen United States Magistrate Judge Defendant. ____________________________/ ORDER (1) ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE R. STEVEN WHALEN’S AUGUST 12, 2015 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION RE: ATTORNEY FEES (ECF NO. 31), and (2) GRANTING IN PART PLAINTIFF’S PETITION FOR ATTORNEY FEES (ECF NO. 27) On August 12, 2015, Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen filed a Report and Recommendation to Grant in Part Plaintiff’s Petition for Attorney Fees. (ECF No. 31.) Having reviewed the Report and Recommendation, and there being no timely objections from either party under 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and E.D. Mich L. R. 72.1(d), the Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation, GRANTS IN PART Plaintiff’s Petition for Attorney Fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, and AWARDS FEES in the amount of $8,002.58. IT IS SO ORDERED. s/Paul D. Borman PAUL D. BORMAN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated: September 16, 2015 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned certifies that a copy of the foregoing order was served upon each attorney or party of record herein by electronic means or first class U.S. mail on September 16, 2015. s/Deborah Tofil Case Manager

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