Cowens v. Commissioner of Social Security
Plaintiff: Keith Cowens
Defendant: Commissioner of Social Security
Case Number: 3:2016cv00227
Filed: June 8, 2016
Court: US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Office: Dayton Office
County: GREENE
Presiding Judge: Sharon L. Ovington
Presiding Judge: Walter H. Rice
Nature of Suit: Disability Insurance
Cause of Action: 42:405
Jury Demanded By: None

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August 24, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 14 DECISION AND ENTRY - IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT: I. The Parties' Joint Stipulation for an Award of Attorney Fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act (Doc. # 13 ) is accepted and the Commissioner shall pay Plaintiffs attorney fees, costs, an d expenses in the total amount of $3, 780.00; 2. Counsel for the parties shall verify, within thirty days of this Decision and Entry, whether or not Plaintiff owes a pre-existing debt to the United States subject to offset. If no such pre-existi ng debt exists, Defendant shall pay the EAJA award directly to Plaintiffs counsel pursuant to the EAJA assigmnent signed by Plaintiff and counsel; and 3. The case remains terminated on the docket of this Court. Signed by Judge Walter H. Rice on 8/23/17. (pb)
July 17, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 10 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS: The Commissioner's non-disability finding be vacated; no finding be made as to whether Plaintiff Keith Cowens was under a "disability" within the meaning of the Social Security Act; this matter be REMANDED to the Social Security Administration for further consideration consistent with this Report and Recommendations, and any decision adopting this Report and Recommendations; and the case be terminated on the Court's docket. Objections to R&R due by 7/31/2017. Signed by Magistrate Judge Sharon L. Ovington on 7/17/2017. (lek)
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Plaintiff: Keith Cowens
Represented By: Steven Barry Horenstein
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Defendant: Commissioner of Social Security
Represented By: John J. Stark
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