Silva et al v. City Of New York , et al
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS: The Court hereby ADOPTS in whole thefindings and recommendations made by Magistrate Judge Tiscione in his R&R based on the reasoning provided therein. It is therefore ORDERED that Plaintiffs' motion for an award of attorney's fees and costs is GRANTED and Plaintiffs are awarded total attorney's fees and costs of $12,704.50 based on the calculations provided in the R&R.So Ordered by Judge William F. Kuntz, II on 7/10/2017. (Tavarez, Jennifer)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
IN CLERK'S OFFICE
US DISTRICT COURT E.D.N.Y
JEYSON SILVA and JOSCELYN HALL,
JUL 1 2 2017 ^
DECISION & ORDER
THE CITY OF NEW YORK,KENNETH GREEN,and
JOHN DOE 1-15,
WILLIAM F. KUNTZ,II, United States District Judge:
On September 22, 2016, Jeyson Silva and Joscelyn Hall (together,"Plaintiffs") filed a
motion for attorney's fees pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983 & 1988,ECF Nos. 31-33, which this
Court referred to Magistrate Judge Steven L. Tiscione for a Report & Recommendation
("R&R"). The City of New York, Kenneth Greene, and John Does 1 to 15 (collectively,
"Defendants")opposed the motion, contesting the amount ofthe fee award sought. See ECF
Nos. 34-35. Magistrate Judge Tiscione held a hearing on the motion and subsequently issued his
R&R on May 18, 2017. ECF No.41. Neither party filed timely written objections to the R&R,
and thus both parties have waived any objections thereto. See id at 11-12.
After conducting a de novo review of the record, the Court hereby ADOPTS in whole the
findings and recommendations made by Magistrate Judge Tiscione in his R&R based on the
reasoning provided therein. It is therefore ORDERED that Plaintiffs' motion for an award of
attorney's fees and costs is GRANTED and Plaintiffs are awarded total attorney s fees and costs
of $12,704.50 based on the calculations provided in the R&R.
Dated: July 10, 2017
Brooklyn, New York
HON. WILLIAM F. KUNTZ,II
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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