Palmer v. Colvin

Filing 41

ORDER GRANTING 38 Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees. Plaintiff's counsel shall be awarded fees under 406(b) in the amount of $7,280.00. Signed by US District Judge Terrence W. Boyle on 10/6/2014. (Fisher, M.)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA WESTERN DIVISION No. 5:13-cv-126-BO ANGELAPALMER, ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. ORDER ) CAROLYN COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiffs counsel filed a motion for approval of attorney's fees under section 206(b) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 406(b), in the amount of$7,280.00. Attorney's fees under section 206(b) are paid from past-due benefits awarded to a successful claimant. 42 U.S.C. § 406(b). Defendant filed a response, stating that under Gisbrecht v. Barnhart, 535 U.S. 789 (2002), it is the duty of the Court to determine a reasonable fee. It is ORDERED that Plaintiffs counsel be awarded fees under 42 U.S.C. § 406(b) in the amountof$ This ~ ~~()~tJl? L - ()-~ day ofS.~tsmw, 2014. ~/JIJ~ TERRENCE W. BOYLE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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