Patterson v. Astrue
ORDER GRANTING WITH MODIFICATIONS 24 Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees: Plaintiff's counsel is awarded fees in the amount of $9,000.00 under 406(b). Signed by US District Judge Terrence W. Boyle on 12/9/2014. (Fisher, M.)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
Acting Commissioner of
Plaintiff's counsel filed a motion for approval of
attorney's fees under section 206(b) of the Social Security Act
in the amount of $11,280.00.
Attorney's fees under
section 206(b) of the Act are paid from past-due benefits awarded
to a successful claimant.
42 U.S.C. § 406(b).
Defendant filed a reply to the motion noting that counsel's
motion may be subject to dismissal as untimely under Rule
54 (d) (2) (B) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and that,
alternatively, under Gisbrecht v. Barnhart, 535 U.S. 789
it is the duty of the Court to determine a reasonable fee.
It is ORDERED that plaintiff's counsel be awarded fees under
42 U.S .C. § 406 (b)
in the amount of $
United States District Judge
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