Hilton v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 16

CONSENT ORDER granting Plaintiff's 15 Petition for Attorney Fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act 28 USC § 2412. Signed by Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer on 5/9/2022. (mek)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA ASHEVILLE DIVISION No. 1:21-cv-300-DSC BROOKE HILTON, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) CONSENT ORDER KILOLO KIJAKAZI, ) Acting Commissioner of Social Security, ) ) Defendant. ) This action being submitted to the Court for entry of a Consent Order, and it appearing that the parties have agreed that the Commissioner of Social Security should pay the sum of $4,850.00, in full and final settlement of all claims arising under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”). See 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d). It is therefore ORDERED that the Commissioner of Social Security pay to Plaintiff the sum of $4,850.00 in attorney’s fees, in full satisfaction of any and all claims arising under EAJA, and upon the payment of such sum, this case is dismissed with prejudice. If the award to Plaintiff is not subject to the Treasury Offset Program, payment will be made by check payable to her counsel, Charlotte Hall, and mailed to her office at P.O. Box 58129, Raleigh, North Carolina 27658, in accordance with Plaintiff’s assignment to her attorney of her right to payment of attorney’s fees under the EAJA. If the payment is subject to offset, then any remaining fee will be made payable to Plaintiff and mailed to her counsel’s office address. SO ORDERED. Signed: May 9, 2022 1 Case 1:21-cv-00300-DSC Document 16 Filed 05/10/22 Page 1 of 1

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