GUEVARA v. BERRYHILL

Case No. 8:16-cv-2421-T-27JRK.

DEBORAH J. GUEVARA, Plaintiff, v. NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.

United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Tampa Division.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 42 U.S.C. § 405
Cause: 42 U.S.C. § 405 Review of HHS Decision (SSID)
Nature of Suit: 864 Social Security: SSID Title XVI
Source: PACER


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Deborah J. Guevara, Plaintiff, represented by Eddy Pierre Pierre , Binder & Binder.

Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant, represented by John F. Rudy, III , US Attorney's Office.


ORDER

JAMES D. WHITTEMORE, District Judge.

BEFORE THE COURT is Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Attorney's Fees Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (Dkt. 19). Defendant has no objection to the substance of the motion. "Defendant takes the position that the motion has been filed prematurely before the 60 day period to appeal has run, but does not object to the Court deeming the petition as timely filed and ruling on it after the 60 day period has run." (Dkt. 19 at 2). Upon consideration, the Motion (Dkt. 19) is GRANTED. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), Plaintiff is awarded $400.00 in costs and $4,075.47 in EAJA fees for 21.10 hours of work at a rate of $193.15 per hour, both of which are reasonable, within sixty (60) days of the date of this Order, subject to reasonable extensions for good cause if shown.

DONE AND ORDERED.


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