Hellyer v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 26

ORDER adopting 25 the Report and Recommendation. Signed by Judge Michael H. Watson on 10/13/16. (jk)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION Leanna J. Hellyer, Plaintiff, Case No. 2:13-cv-802 V. Judge Michaei H. Watson Magistrate Judge Deavers Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ORDER On September 21,2016, the United States Magistrate Judge recommended that Plaintiffs application for attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412 ("EAJA"), EOF No. 23, be granted and that Plaintiff be awarded attorney fees in the amount of $2,606.35. EOF No. 25. Although the parties were advised of their right to object to the recommendation, and of the consequences of their failure to do so, there has been no objection. The Report and Recommendation, EOF No. 25, is ADOPTED. Plaintiff is AWARDED attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412, in the amount of $2,606.35. if counsel for the parties verify that Plaintiff owes no pre-existing debt subject to offset, the Commissioner should honor an assignment of Plaintiffs EAJA fees to her counsel. IT IS SO ORDERED. MICHAEL H. WATSON, JUDGE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

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