Crandell v. Social Security Administration

Filing 26

ORDER by District Judge James H. Payne: affirming and adopting 25 Report and Recommendation; granting 21 Motion for Attorney Fees (cjt, Deputy Clerk)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA SHAWN MICHAEL CRANDELL, Plaintiff, v. NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. CIV-14-175-JHP-KEW ORDER AFFIRMING AND ADOPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE On April 6, 2017, the United States Magistrate Judge entered a Report and Recommendation recommending that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees Under 42 U.S.C.§406 (b) be granted, and that $9,517.90 be awarded to the Plaintiff’s attorneys to be paid by Defendant directly to counsel from the amount of past due benefits withheld for that purpose. Defendant has not filed an objection to the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation within the time prescribed by law. 28 U.S.C. §636(b)(1); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(a). This Court finds the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge is supported by the record. Therefore, upon full consideration of the entire record and the issues presented herein, this Court finds and orders that the Report and Recommendation entered by the United States Magistrate Judge on April 6, 2017, be AFFIRMED and ADOPTED by this Court as its Findings and Order. IT IS SO ORDERED this 10th day of May, 2017.

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