Bowdidge v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 26 ; granting in part motions for attorneys' fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act 22 , 25 ; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
OWEN PAUL BOWDIDGE,
Case No. 1:16-cv-772
HON. JANET T. NEFF
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
ORDER APPROVING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
This is a civil action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 405(g). Plaintiff filed a Motion for
Attorneys’ Fees Under the Equal Access to Justice Act (ECF No. 22) and Supplemental Motion
(ECF No. 25). The matters were referred to the Magistrate Judge, who issued a Report and
Recommendation on May 2, 2017, recommending that this Court grant in part the motions. 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 (ECF No. 26) is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the opinion of the Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Motions for Attorneys’ Fees Under the Equal
Access to Justice Act (ECF Nos. 22, 25) are GRANTED IN PART for the reasons stated in the
Report and Recommendation.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant shall pay Plaintiff attorney fees in the
amount of five thousand, eight hundred sixty-six dollars ($5,866.00).
Dated: May 17, 2017
/s/ Janet T. Neff
JANET T. NEFF
United States District Judge
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