Ramey v. Commissioner of the Social Security Administration

Filing 21

ORDER: The Defendant is Ordered to pay $4,000.00 in attorney's fees in full satisfaction of any claim for fees, costs and other expenses. Signed by Honorable Cameron McGowan Currie on 10/19/2011. (gnan )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA FLORENCE DIVISION Sheila A. Ramey, Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) C/A No. 4:09-2887-CMC ORDER The Court, having reviewed the Stipulation to Attorney Fees Under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), dated June 30, 2010, and having reviewed the file and being fully advised, hereby orders that the Stipulation for Attorney Fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act is approved and the Defendant is ordered to pay $4,000.00 in attorney’s fees in full satisfaction of any claim for fees, costs and other expenses1. IT IS SO ORDERED. S/ Cameron McGowan Currie CAMERON MCGOWAN CURRIE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Columbia, South Carolina October 19, 2011 1 Any EAJA award should be paid to Plaintiff, not her attorney, in light of the Supreme Court’s decision that an EAJA award is payable to the litigant, not her attorney. See Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S.Ct. 2521 (June 14, 2010).

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