Watson v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration

Filing 26

ORDER granting 23 Motion for Attorney Fees, awarding $5,500.00 in attorney fees and $22.39 in expenses under the EAJA. Signed by Honorable R. Bryan Harwell on 05/11/2017.(bshr, )

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA ROCK HILL DIVISION BILLY RAY WATSON, Plaintiff, v. NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action No. 0:15-cv-04935-RBH ORDER Upon consideration of the Joint Stipulation for Attorney’s Fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) 28 U.S.C. §2412(d), it is hereby, ORDERED that Plaintiff, Billy Ray Watson, is awarded Five Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($5,500.00) in attorney fees and Twenty-Two Dollars and Thirty-Nine Cents ($22.39) in expenses under the EAJA. These attorney fees will be paid directly to Plaintiff, Billy Ray Watson, and sent to the business address of Plaintiff’s counsel. Full or partial remittance of the awarded attorney fees will be contingent upon a determination by the Government that Plaintiff owes no qualifying, pre-existing debt(s) to the Government. If such a debt(s) exists, the Government will reduce the awarded attorney fees in this Order to the extent necessary to satisfy such debt(s). May 11, 2017 Florence, South Carolina s/ R. Bryan Harwell R. Bryan Harwell United States District Judge

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