IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
January 18, 2012
JUSTIN VIRDEN, PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge:
Pending before the Court is plaintiff's December 13, 2011 motion for attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act (Doc. 32). Specifically, plaintiff moves the Court to grant fees and costs in the amount of $9,055.30. As of this date, defendant has not responded to the motion.*fn1 Thus, the Court considers the failure to respond as an admission of the merits of the motion. Thus, the Court GRANTS the motion. The Court AWARDS plaintiff fees in the amount of $9,055.30 in fees and costs.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
David R. Herndon Chief Judge United States District Court
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