Fredericks v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 33 ; granting motion for attorney fees under 42 U.S.C. § 406(b) 29 ; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
RICK JAMES FREDERICKS,
Case No. 1:12-cv-1234
HON. JANET T. NEFF
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
ORDER APPROVING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
This is a civil action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). Plaintiff’s counsel filed a Motion
for Attorney Fees Under 42 U.S.C. § 406(b) (Dkt 29). The matter was referred to the Magistrate
Judge, who issued a Report and Recommendation on December 21, 2016, recommending that this
Court grant the motion. The Report and Recommendation was duly served on the parties. No
objections have been filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C). Therefore,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge
(Dkt 33) is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the opinion of the Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Motion for Attorney Fees Under 42 U.S.C. § 406(b)
(Dkt 29) is GRANTED for the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff’s counsel is awarded twelve thousand, eight
hundred sixty-two dollars and fifty cents ($12,862.50), payable from Plaintiff’s award of past-due
benefits as provided by statute.
Dated: January 6, 2017
/s/Janet T. Neff
JANET T. NEFF
United States District Judge
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