Higdon v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 24

REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION that plaintiff's 20 MOTION for Attorney Fees be Granted in part and that counsel be Awarded $4,807.50 in attorney's fees under Section 406(b). It is further Recommended that counsel be Awarded a total of $2,507.50 out of plaintiff's award of past-due benefits. Such an award will expedite the time in which plaintiff and her counsel will both receive the full awards due to them, by avoiding the need for counsel to remit the EAJA fee to her client. Objections to R&R due by 5/9/2017. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz on 4/25/2017. (art)

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