Hoggard v. Colvin

Filing 22

CONSENT ORDER granting 21 Motion for Attorney Fees. Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 6/23/2017. (Edwards, S.)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA NORTHERN DIVISION NO. 2:16-CV-81-FL STEPHEN HOGGARD, Plaintiff, v. Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ________________________ ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CONSENT ORDER FOR PAYMENT OF FEES AND COSTS PURSUANT TO THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTIC ACT This matter being submitted to the Court for entry of a Consent Order agreed to by the parties, and it appearing that Plaintiff, by and through his attorney, has executed this Consent Order, and Defendant has executed this Consent Order, by and through the undersigned Special Assistant United States Attorney; and it appearing that the parties have agreed to an award to the Plaintiff of Three Thousand Eight Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents ($3,800.00) for attorney fees and Four Hundred Dollars and Zero Cents ($400.00) in filing fees, in full and final settlement of all claims arising from the above-captioned case pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d); and it appearing further that the Plaintiff has assigned his right to payment of such fees and costs to his attorney. It is therefore ORDERED, this 23rd day of June, 2017, that the Plaintiff shall be, and hereby is, awarded the sum of Four Thousand and Two Hundred Dollars ($4,200.00) for attorney fees and costs in full satisfaction of any and all claims against the Defendant arising under the EAJA, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), and upon the payment of such sum, the Defendant shall be discharged from any further liability for fees, costs or expenses up until this point in time; and it is further ORDERED, that payment of such amounts shall be made directly to the Plaintiff’s attorney. _________________________________ LOUISE WOOD FLANAGAN United States District Judge CONSENTED TO: Maria Concetta Mayo Ricci Law Firm, P.A. P.O. Box 483 Greenville, NC 27835-0483 252-752-7785 mmoore@riccilawnc.com Wanda D. Mason Social Security Administration 6401 Security Boulevard, Altmeyer Building Baltimore, Maryland 21235 410-966-5044 Wanda.mason@ssa.gov

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