Sherwood v. Commissioner of Social Security

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2016-cv-02762

ORDER granting {{25}} Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Attorney's Fees under 42 U.S.C. 406(b). Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore on 8/7/2019. (AKA)

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PageID 1305 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION SHELLY M. SHERWOOD, Plaintiff, vs. Case No. 8:16-cv-2762-T-27AEP COMMISSIONER OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, Defendant. ________________________________/ ORDER BEFORE THE COURT is Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Attorney's Fees Under 42 U.S.C. § 406(b) (Dkt. 25). Defendant has no objection to the Motion. Upon consideration, the Motion is GRANTED. Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 406(b), Plaintiff's counsel is awarded $15,925.00 as an attorney's fee for services rendered. This total is equal to less than twenty-five percent (25%) of the total past-due benefits awarded to Plaintiff ($18,380.63). See (Dkts. 25-2; 25-3 at p. 10). Plaintiff's counsel shall reimburse Plaintiff $4,375.59 in attorney's fees previously obtained under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d). See (Dkt. 22). DONE AND ORDERED this 7th day of August, 2019 /s/ James D. Whittemore JAMES D. WHITTEMORE United States District Judge Copies to: Counsel of Record 1