Clementoni v. Allied Interstate, Inc.
ORDER - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION of MJ Carlson is ADOPTED. 45 31 Plaintiffs motion for attorneys fees and costs (Doc. No. 31) is GRANTED IN PART, and the Clerk of Court is directed to enter judgment in favor of Plaintiff in the following amounts: $350 for costs, $1501 stipulated offer of judgment, plus $7314 in attornes fees for a total of $9165.00.Signed by Chief Judge Yvette Kane on July 31, 2013. (sc)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
ALLIED INTERSTATE, INC.,
(Chief Judge Kane)
(Chief Magistrate Judge Carlson)
THE BACKGROUND OF THIS ORDER IS AS FOLLOWS:
On May 18, 2012, Plaintiff filed the above-captioned action pursuant to the Fair Debt
Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1692. (Doc. No. 1.) On November 21, 2012, Plaintiff
accepted Defendant’s Federal Rule 68 offer of judgment to settle her claims for $1,501.00, plus
reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees. (Doc. No. 30.) Plaintiff then moved the Court to award her
attorneys’ fees in the amount of $9,875.00. (Doc. No. 31.) Plaintiff’s motion for attorneys’ fees
was referred to Chief Magistrate Judge Carlson, who issued a Report and Recommendation that
recommended granting Plaintiff’s motion in part. (Doc. No. 45.) No timely objections were
ACCORDINGLY, on this 31st day of July 2013, upon review of the record and the
applicable law, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The Report and Recommendation of Chief Magistrate Judge Carlson
(Doc. No. 45) is ADOPTED;
Plaintiff’s motion for attorneys’ fees and costs (Doc. No. 31) is
GRANTED IN PART, and the Clerk of Court is directed to enter
judgment in favor of Plaintiff in the following amounts:
STIPULATED OFFER OF JUDGMENT:
The Clerk of Court is directed to close the case.
S/ Yvette Kane
Yvette Kane, Chief Judge
United States District Court
Middle District of Pennsylvania
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