Bates v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 33 ; granting in part and denying in part supplemental motion for attorney fees 31 ; signed by District Judge Paul L. Maloney (Judge Paul L. Maloney, acr)
Case 1:15-cv-00739-PLM-PJG ECF No. 34, PageID.845 Filed 11/18/20 Page 1 of 1
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
PHILLIP HAROLD BATES,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
Case No. 1:15-cv-739
HONORABLE PAUL L. MALONEY
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Plaintiff has filed a supplemental motion for attorney fees pursuant to Section 406(b). The
matter was referred to the Magistrate Judge, who issued a Report and Recommendation on October
26, 2020, recommending that this Court grant the motion in part and deny the motion in part. The
Report and Recommendation was duly served on the parties. No objections have been filed. See
28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Therefore,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate
Judge (ECF No. 33) is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the Opinion of the Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the supplemental motion for Section 406(b) attorney
fees (ECF No. 31) is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the request for an additional $2,100.50 in attorney fees
is granted, but the request for the Commissioner to pay is denied. Counsel must attempt to recover
the amount in question from Plaintiff directly.
Dated: November 18, 2020
/s/ Paul L. Maloney
Paul L. Maloney
United States District Judge
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