SMALLEY v. BERRYHILL

Case No. 16-03042-CV-S-ODS.

GREGORY SMALLEY, Plaintiff, v. NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.

United States District Court, W.D. Missouri, Southern Division.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 42 U.S.C. § 405
Cause: 42 U.S.C. § 405 Review of HHS Decision (DIWC)
Nature of Suit: 863 Social Security: DIWC / DIWW
Source: PACER


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gregory Smalley, Plaintiff, represented by Kathleen Overton , Parmele Law Firm.

Carolyn W. Colvin, Defendant, represented by Matthew N. Sparks , United States Attorney's Office.


ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S APPLICATION FOR ATTORNEY FEES

ORTRIE D. SMITH, Senior District Judge.

Plaintiff requests an award of fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412, in the amount of $4,921.88. Doc. #17. Defendant has no objection to an award of EAJA fees in the amount of $4,921.88 to be paid by the Social Security Administration. Doc. #18. Plaintiff's motion is granted.

Plaintiff's award is subject to federal administrative offset for Plaintiff's outstanding federal debts, if any. See Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S.Ct. 2521, 2527 (2010). In light of Plaintiff's assignment of any award to his attorney, the net award should be made payable to Plaintiff's counsel.

IT IS SO ORDERED.

FootNotes


1. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 25(d), Nancy A. Berryhill is substituted for former Acting Commissioner Carolyn A. Colvin as the Defendant in this suit.

Comment

1000 Characters Remaining

Leagle.com reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

User Comments

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases