Baker v. Commissioner of the Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 25 Motion for Attorney Fees under EAJA in the amount of $4,213.94 ($4,197.94 + 16.00) to be paid in accordance with the Commissioner's procedures set forth in her response. Signed by Honorable Margaret B Seymour on 4/4/2017.(gnan )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
John Bolton Baker,
Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner
of the Social Security Administration,
) C/A No. 4:16-1262-MBS
Plaintiff John Bolton Baker brought this action to obtain judicial review of a final decision
of Defendant Commissioner of Social Security denying Plaintiff’s application for disability and
insurance benefits. By order filed January 5, 2017, and upon motion of the Commissioner, the case
was reversed pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) and remanded to the Commissioner
for further consideration.
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, which motion was filed March 29, 2017. Counsel
moves for attorneys’ fees in the amount of $4,197.94 and $16.00 in expenses. On April 3, 2017, the
Commissioner filed a response indicating that she does not object to the fees and expenses sought
by Plaintiff. Accordingly,
Plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees under the EAJA (ECF No. 25) is granted in the amount
of $4,213.94 ($4,197.94 + 16.00) to be paid in accordance with the Commissioner’s procedures set
forth in her response.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/ Margaret B. Seymour
Senior United States District Judge
Columbia, South Carolina
April 4, 2017
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