Butris v. Equifax Information Services, LLC et al
ORDER granting 13 Motion for Attorney Fees. Signed by District Judge John Corbett O'Meara. (WBar)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 13-13834
Hon. John Corbett O’Meara
EQUIFAX INFORMATION SERVICES,
LLC, and DEPARTMENT STORES
NATIONAL BANK, N.A.,
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S
MOTION FOR ATTORNEY’S FEES AND COSTS
Before the court is Plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees and costs against
Defendant Department Stores National Bank, N.A. Defendant has not filed a
Plaintiff alleges that Defendant violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. After
Defendant failed to respond to the complaint, the court entered a default judgment
in Plaintiff’s favor on December 16, 2013. Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 1681n(a)(3),
Plaintiff seeks an award of attorney’s fees and costs in the amount of $4,104.55.
Having reviewed Plaintiff’s motion and supporting materials, the court finds
Plaintiff’s request for attorney’s fees and costs to be legally and factually
supported. The court further finds that the hours spent, hourly rate, and total
amount of fees requested to be reasonable in light of the nature of this case.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s February 12, 2014
motion for attorney’s fees and costs is GRANTED.
s/John Corbett O’Meara
United States District Judge
Date: March 27, 2014
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon
counsel of record on this date, March 27, 2014, using the ECF system.
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