Egan v. Midland Funding LLC et al
OPINION & ORDER: Adopting the Magistrate's Findings and Recommendation 57 . The Motion for Attorney Fees and Costs 22 is Granted in Part and Denied in Part. The Bill of Costs 21 is Granted. Defendants are ordered to pay Plaintiff's attorney fees in the amount of $23,810 and costs in the amount of $400. Signed on 11/14/17 by Judge Michael W. Mosman. (gm)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON
Case No. 3:16-cv-01847-PK
OPINION AND ORDER
MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC AKA
MIDLAND FUNDING NCC-2 CORP.,
and GORDON AYLWORTH &
On August 28, 2017, Magistrate Judge Paul Papak issued his Findings and
Recommendation (F&R) , recommending that Plaintiff Alexander Egan’s Motion for
Attorney Fees and Costs  should be GRANTED in part and DENIED in part and that
Plaintiff’s Bill of Costs  should be GRANTED. Defendant Gordon Alyworth & Tami, PC
objected  and Plaintiff Alexander Egan responded .
The magistrate judge makes only recommendations to the court, to which any party may
file written objections. The court is not bound by the recommendations of the magistrate judge,
but retains responsibility for making the final determination. The court is generally required to
make a de novo determination regarding those portions of the report or specified findings or
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recommendation as to which an objection is made. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C). However, the court
is not required to review, de novo or under any other standard, the factual or legal conclusions of
the magistrate judge as to those portions of the F&R to which no objections are addressed. See
Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 149 (1985); United States v. Reyna-Tapia, 328 F.3d 1114, 1121
(9th Cir. 2003). While the level of scrutiny under which I am required to review the F&R
depends on whether or not objections have been filed, in either case, I am free to accept, reject,
or modify any part of the F&R. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C).
Upon review, I agree with Judge Papak’s recommendation and I ADOPT the F&R 
as my own opinion. The Motion for Attorney Fees and Costs  is GRANTED in part and
DENIED in part. The Bill of Costs  is GRANTED. Defendants are ordered to pay Plaintiff’s
attorney fees in the amount of $23,810 and costs in the amount of $400.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
DATED this ____ day of November, 2017.
/s/ Michael W. Mosman
MICHAEL W. MOSMAN
Chief United States District Judge
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