Durtche v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 31 ; granting in part and denying in part Plaintiff's motion for attorney fees 29 ; signed by Judge Robert Holmes Bell (Judge Robert Holmes Bell, kcb)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 1:12-CV-1181
HON. ROBERT HOLMES BELL
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING
MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
On February 27, 2015, Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody issued a Report and
Recommendation (“R&R”) (ECF No. 31) recommending that Plaintiff’s motion for attorney fees
under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d)(1)(A), be granted in part and denied in
part. No objections have been filed, and the deadline for doing so has expired. The Court has
reviewed the matter and concludes that the R&R correctly analyzes the issues and makes a sound
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Magistrate Judge’s February 27, 2015, R&R (ECF
No. 31) is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the opinion of the Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees (ECF No. 29) is
GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant remit two thousand, nine hundred eighty-two
dollars and fifty cents ($2,982.50) in fees and that such be paid directly to Plaintiff.
Dated: March 17, 2015
/s/ Robert Holmes Bell
ROBERT HOLMES BELL
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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