Nov 3, 2015

EAJA Payments In Social Security Cases Increasing Rapidly

     Social Security has recently released information on payments it has made under the Equal Access of Justice Act (EAJA), which shifts the cost of attorney fees to the government in some cases where a claimant is the prevailing party in a civil action in the federal courts. Here are the numbers
2010 $19,743,189.12
2011 $21,668,646.47
2012 $24,666,171.13
2013 $27,720,951.87
2014 $31,637,462.36

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Waste millions to save billions.