Bell v. Astrue
MEMORANDUM ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE for 26 Report and Recommendations. ORDERED that Plaintiff's motion (Dkt. # 24) is GRANTED. Signed by District Judge Richard A. Schell on 10/24/2017. (daj, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
VALERIA JOYCE BELL,
§ Civil Action No. 4:13-CV-75-RAS-KPJ
MEMORANDUM ADOPTING REPORT AND
RECOMMENDATION OF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Came on for consideration the report of the United States Magistrate Judge in this action,
this matter having been heretofore referred to the Magistrate Judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636.
On September 8, 2017, the report of the Magistrate Judge (Dkt. #26) was entered containing
proposed findings of fact and recommendations that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees (Dkt.
#24) be granted.
Having received the report of the United States Magistrate Judge, and no objections thereto
having been timely filed, the court is of the opinion that the findings and conclusions of the
Magistrate Judge are correct and adopts the Magistrate Judge’s report as the findings and
conclusions of the court.
It is, therefore, ORDERED that Plaintiff’s motion (Dkt. # 24) is GRANTED. Plaintiff
should be awarded attorney fees in the amount of $12,200.00. This award shall be made payable
to Plaintiff via her attorney of record, and upon receipt of this sum, attorney for Plaintiff is
directed to remit the Equal Access to Justice Act fees of $4,454.40 to Plaintiff.
SIGNED this the 24th day of October, 2017.
RICHARD A. SCHELL
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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