DECISION ON ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COSTS 1
MINDY MICHAELS ROTH, Special Master.
On June 21, 2016, Randy Polk ("Mr. Polk" or "petitioner") filed a petition for compensation under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, 42 U.S.C. §300aa-10, et seq.,
On February 2, 2017, petitioner filed a motion for attorneys' fees and costs. (ECF No. 20). Petitioner requests attorneys' fees in the amount of $11,318.00, attorneys' costs in the amount of $568.08, for a total amount of $11,886.08. Id. In accordance with General Order #9, petitioner's counsel represents that petitioner incurred no out-of-pocket expenses.
On February 25, 2017, respondent filed a response stating respondent has no objection to petitioner's motion. (ECF No. 25).
The Vaccine Act permits an award of reasonable attorneys' fees and costs. § 15(e). Based on the reasonableness of petitioner's request and the lack of opposition from respondent, the undersigned
The clerk of the court shall enter judgment in accordance herewith.