Weier, Sharon v. Berryhill, Nancy
ORDER granting 12 Motion for Attorney Fees under the EAJA. Plaintiff awarded attorney fees in the amount of $7,066.65. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stephen L. Crocker on 11/29/2017. (kwf)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN
SHARON WEIER for BRENDA
Case No. 17-cv-260
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,
Acting Commissioner of
ORDER ON FEES UNDER THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT
Pursuant to Plaintiff's fee request and Defendant's response, the Court awards
Plaintiff attorney fees in the amount of $7,066.65 and costs in the amount of $0 in full
satisfaction and settlement of any and all claims Plaintiff may have under the Equal
Access to Justice Act (EAJA) in this case. The award of attorney fees will satisfy all of
Plaintiff's claims for fees, costs, and expenses under 28 U.S.C. § 2412 in this case.
Any fees paid belong to Plaintiff and not her attorney and can be offset to satisfy
pre-existing debt that the litigant owes the United States under Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S.
Ct. 2521 (2010). If counsel for the parties can verify that Plaintiff owes no pre-existing
debt subject to offset, Defendant agrees to direct that the award be made payable to
Plaintiff' s attorney pursuant to the EAJA assignment duly signed by Plaintiff and
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