Drake v. Enhanced Recovery Company, LLC, No. 6:2015cv01899 - Document 51 (D. Or. 2018)

Court Description: OPINION AND ORDER: Defendant's Bill of Costs 49 is GRANTED in the amount of $1,425.71. Signed on 9/10/2018 by Judge Ann L. Aiken. (ck)
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Drake v. Enhanced Recovery Company, LLC Doc. 51 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON EUGENE DIVISION RAYMOND DRAKE, Case No. 6: 15-cv-01899-AA OPINION AND ORDER Plaintiff, v. ENHANCED RECOVERY COMPANY, LLC, Defendant. AIKEN, Judge: On March 19, 2018, judgment was entered in favor of defendant. Defendant seeks an award of costs in the amount of $1,425.71 pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1920 and 1923(a). This amount includes fees for deposition transcripts necessarily obtained for use in motion for summary judgment briefing, fees for witnesses, and docket fees for prevailing party on final hearing. See generally Def.'s Bill of Costs. (doc. 49). The expenses which may be taxed as costs are enumerated in 28 U.S.C. §§ 1920 and 1923(a). In this case, the requested costs all fall within the purview of 28 U.S.C. §§ 1920 and 1923(a), and are supported by defendant's billing statements. See Peterson Deel. Ex. A. (doc. Page 1 - OPINION AND ORDER Dockets.Justia.com 50). Moreover, the costs are unopposed by plaintiff. Therefore, defendant's costs are awarded in full. Defendant's Bill of Costs (doc. 49) is GRANTED in the amount of $1,425.71. Accordingly, this action is DISMISSED. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated this of September 2018. Ann Aiken United States District Judge Page 2 - OPINION AND ORDER