Sumner v. Colvin
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff's application for attorney's fees is GRANTED in the amount of $2,905.21, payable directly to Plaintiff. (Doc. No. 33 .) Signed by District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig on November 21, 2014. (BRP)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
HENRY R. SUMNER,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting
Commissioner of Social Security,
Case No. 2:13CV00070 AGF/DDN
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees in the
amount of $2,905.21, pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d).
Plaintiff is the prevailing party in his action challenging the Commissioner of Social
Security’s denial of his application for Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental
Security Income. Plaintiff’s request for fees is supported by appropriate documentation,
and the Commissioner states that she does not object to the amount of fees sought. The
Commissioner correctly points out, however, that the fees must be paid directly to
Plaintiff, pursuant to Astrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586 (2010).
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s application for attorney’s fees is
GRANTED in the amount of $2,905.21, payable directly to Plaintiff. (Doc. No. 33.)
AUDREY G. FLEISSIG
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated this 21st day of November, 2014.
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