Stepp v. Commissioner of Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 20 Motion for Attorney Fees, awarding attorneys' fees in the amount of $3,117.19 and expenses in the amount of $21.83. Signed by Honorable Margaret B. Seymour on 04/10/2018.(bshr, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
) C/A No. 1:17-771-MBS
Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner )
of Social Security,
Plaintiff Judith Stepp brought this action to obtain judicial review of a final decision of
Defendant Commissioner of Social Security denying Plaintiff's application disability insurance
benefits. On January 3, 2018, the court reversed the decision of the Commissioner and remanded
the action pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).
This matter now is before the court on Plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees under the Equal
Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), which motion was filed March 26, 2018.
Counsel moves for attorneys’ fees in the amount of $3,117.19 and expenses in the amount of $21.83.
On April 6, 2018, the Commissioner filed a response indicating that she does not object to Plaintiff’s
request. Accordingly, Plaintiff’s motion for fees under the EAJA (ECF No. 20) is granted in the
amount of $3,139.02 ($3,117.19 + $21.83), to be paid in accordance with the procedures set forth
in the Commissioner’s response (ECF No. 21).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/ Margaret B. Seymour
Senior United States District Judge
Columbia, South Carolina
April 10, 2018
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