UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 25, 2009
HAROLD THOMPSON, PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Ralph Zarefsky United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER RE APPLICATION FOR FEES UNDER 42 U.S.C. § 406(b)
Having reviewed the supplemental memoranda filed by the parties, together with the original papers, and being fully advised, the Court concludes that the requested amount of $18,800 is an appropriate amount of fees under 42 U.S.C. § 406(b). Accordingly, the Commissioner shall pay this amount, out of past-due benefits, to Plaintiff's counsel. Upon receipt of the monies, Plaintiff's counsel shall reimburse Plaintiff the previously-awarded EAJA fees of $3,800.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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