Blackwell v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 23

ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 20 ; granting stipulation of consent to EAJA fees 19 ; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION DEBRA S. BLACKWELL, Plaintiff, Case No. 1:16-cv-592 v. HON. JANET T. NEFF COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. ________________________________/ ORDER APPROVING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION This is a civil action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ยง 405(g). The parties filed a Stipulation of Consent to EAJA Fees (ECF No. 19). The matter was referred to the Magistrate Judge, who issued a Report and Recommendation on June 6, 2017, recommending that this Court grant the stipulation. The Report and Recommendation was duly served on the parties. On June 7, 2017, the parties filed a Notice requesting that the Court approve the Report and Recommendation prior to the 14-day objection period. The request was granted. See ECF No. 22. Therefore, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge (ECF No. 20) is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the opinion of the Court. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Stipulation of Consent to EAJA Fees (ECF No. 19) is GRANTED for the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant shall pay Plaintiff attorney fees in the amount of four thousand, eight hundred forty-seven dollars and fifty cents ($4,847.50). Dated: June 12, 2017 /s/ Janet T. Neff JANET T. NEFF United States District Judge

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