Bryant v. Comm'r. of Soc. Sec., No. 08-6375 - U.S. Sixth Circuit
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Bryant v. Comm'r. of Soc. Sec., No. 08-6375

In an appeal from a district court's order awarding attorney's fees directly to plaintiffs rather than to their attorneys under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), the order is affirmed where the prevailing party, and not her attorney, is the proper recipient of attorney's fees under the EAJA.

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Appellate Information

Argued: July 28, 2009

Decided and Filed: August 24, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Cole

Counsel

For Appellants:

Wolodymyr Iwan Cybriwsky, Law Office, Prestonsburg, KY

For Appellee:

Jeffrica Jenkins Lee, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC