Palmer v. Colvin
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.)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
Acting Commissioner of Social Security,
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
day ofS.~tsmw, 2014.
TERRENCE W. BOYLE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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