Williams v. Astrue

Filing 35

ORDER GRANTING 34 Motion for Attorney Fees. The Commissioner is ordered to pay the plaintiff's counsel the sum of $18,000.00 in back benefits. Signed by US District Judge Terrence W. Boyle on 8/22/2014. (Fisher, M.)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA WESTERN DIVISION 5:13-cv-124-BO PATRICIA WILLIAMS, Plaintiff, v. ) ) ) ) ) CAROLYN COL YIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ORDER This action being submitted to the Court for an Order upon Plaintiffs showing that the Commissioner of Social Security should pay the sum of $18,000.00 for attorney fees, representing less than 25% of Plaintiffs accrued back benefits, to be paid from Plaintiffs back benefits pursuant to § 406(b) of the Social Security Act. Upon receipt of the § 406(b) fee, Plaintiff will be reimbursed the EAJA fee of $4,500.00 by counsel. It is therefore ORDERED that the Commissioner of Social Security pay to Plaintiffs counsel, the sum of $18,000.00 from Plaintiffs back benefits and upon the payment of such sum this case is dismissed with prejudice. This _tlday ofkuru:t2(H4.

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