Hamilton v. Social Security Administration

Filing 28

ORDER by District Judge James H. Payne: affirming and adopting 27 Report and Recommendation; granting 23 Motion for Attorney Fees (cjt, Deputy Clerk)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA CHERYL ANNETTE HAMILTON, Plaintiff, v. NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security Administration, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 14-CV-466-JHP-KEW ORDER AFFIRMING AND ADOPTING THE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE On September 13, 2017, the United States Magistrate Judge entered a Findings and Recommendation in regard to counsel’s request for compensation pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 406(b). The Magistrate Judge recommended that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees be granted, and that counsel be compensated in the amount of $19,515.25 in attorneys’ fees from the past due benefits retained by the Commissioner. No party has filed any objection to the Magistrate Judge’s Findings and Recommendation within the time prescribed by law. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b). This Court finds the Findings 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 Findings and Recommendation entered by the United States Magistrate Judge on September 13, 2017, be AFFIRMED and ADOPTED by this Court as its Findings and Order. IT IS SO ORDERED this 16th day of October, 2017.   2  

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