Dominique v. Astrue

Filing 43

ORDER GRANTING 40 Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees. The plaintiff is allowed an award of attorney fees under the EAJA in the total amount of $4,784.00. Signed by US District Judge Terrence W. Boyle on 5/19/2014. (Fisher, M.)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA SOUTHERN DIVISION File No.: 7:13-CV-19-BO William Anthony Dominique, Plaintiff, v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ORDER FOR ATTORNEY FEES UNDER THE EQUAL ACCES TO JUSTICE ACT This matter is before the court on plaintiff's application for attorney's fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412 (d). Plaintiff asks for an award of attorney's fees in the amount of $4,784.00 to be paid to the plaintiff in care of the plaintiff's attorney. The award is calculated at the rate of $125.00 per hour (but adjusted for inflation) for 26 hours of work on this case in federal court. Time spent on this case is itemized in plaintiff's attorney's affidavit. The court has reviewed plaintiff's application for fees and supporting materials, and after careful review of this matter finds an award of fees to be fair and reasonable IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the claimant is allowed an award of attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. 2412 in the total amount of $4,784.00. This the 14- day of N 7.. , § 2014. ~e¥ United States District Court Judge

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