Cotton v. Colvin

Filing 33

ORDER granting 32 Motion for Attorney Fees - Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 1/3/2017. (Baker, C.)

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IN TH E UN ITE D ST AT ES DISTRI CT COU RT FOR TH E EASTERN DI STRICT O F NO RT H CA RO LINA W ESTERN D IV ISIO N 5: I4-CV -425-FL PONCH ITA COTT ON , ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. CA RO LYN COLV IN, Ac ting Commissione r o f Soc ial Sec urity , Defenda nt. ORDER This action being submitted to the Court for an Order upon Plaintiff s showing that the Commissioner of Social Security should pay the sum of $8 ,59 J .00 for attorney fees, representing less than 25% of Plaintiff' s accrued back benefits, to be paid from Plaintiff s back benefits pursuant to § 406(b) of the Social Security Act. Upon receipt of the § 406(b) fee , Plai ntiff wil l be reimbursed the EAJA fee of $3,600.50 by counse l. It is therefore ORD ERED that the Commissioner of Social Security pay to Plaintiff s counsel, the sum of $8,59 1.00 from Plaintiff s back benefits and upon the payment of such sum this ca se is d ismissed w ith prejudice. This the 3rd day of January, 2017. United States Distr ict Judge Louise W. Flana gan

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