Daughtrey v. Commissioner, SSA, No. 4:2016cv00432 - Document 16 (E.D. Tex. 2017)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER. ORDERED that Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (Dkt. #14) is GRANTED. Signed by Judge Amos L. Mazzant, III on 10/2/2017. (kls, )
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Daughtrey v. Commissioner, SSA Doc. 16 United States District Court EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS SHERMAN DIVISION DAVID NORRIS DAUGHTREY v. ACTING COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION § § § Civil Action No. 4:16-CV-432 § (Judge Mazzant/Judge Nowak) § § MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER The Court, having reviewed Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (Dkt. #14) and Commissioner’s Response (Dkt. #15), wherein Commissioner states it does not oppose and has no objection to the requested fee, finds that Plaintiff’s Motion is well taken and should be granted. Accordingly, It is therefore ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (Dkt. #14) is GRANTED, and the Commissioner is directed to pay Plaintiff five thousand, sixteen dollars and sixty-eight cents ($5,016.68) as reasonable attorney’s fees, plus costs in the amount of four hundred dollars ($400.00), made payable to Plaintiff, such payment to . be mailed to Plaintiff’s counsel. This award is subject to administrative offset. It is further ORDERED that any motion by Plaintiff for attorney’s fees under the Social Security Act shall be filed within a reasonable time of a favorable agency decision. IT IS SO ORDERED. SIGNED this 2nd day of October, 2017. ___________________________________ AMOS L. MAZZANT UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dockets.Justia.com