IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
October 25, 2006
WRS, INC., PLAINTIFF,
ELECTRONICALLY AMAZING FANTASY, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Arthur J. Schwab United States District Judge
Order of Court
Pending before this Court is plaintiff's motion for attorney's fees and to quantify the current amount of the judgment (doc. no. 34). On 10/16/06, via text order, this Court ordered a response to said motion on or before 10/20/06. Since no response was received, on 10/23/06, this Court (via deputy clerk) sent an email to defense counsel, indicating that a response was required to the pending motion. On 10/24/06, defendant filed a response indicating that defendant does not object to the requested attorney's fees (doc. no. 36).
Accordingly, it appearing to the Court that plaintiff has engaged in efforts to execute on the judgment entered in this matter, as anticipated by the Order of July 25, 1999, entered by the Honorable Donald C. Lee; and further, that the Court having reviewed the time and the billing records of plaintiff's counsel and finds that the time spent and the hourly rate of $175 to $200 to be reasonable, it is hereby ORDERED that an award of additional counsel fees be added to the amount of the judgment in this matter in favor of plaintiff, in the sum of $31,067.64; that the amount be added to the principal amount of the judgment of $276,937.98; and that the interest accrued since April 5, 1999 shall be and is hereby determined to be the sum of $100,385.64, such that the total owed on the judgment, plus interest, as of October 13, 2006, is the sum of $408,391.26, plus interest at the rate of 4.732% on the sum of $308,005.62 from October 13, 2006, with additional counsel fees to be added (upon supplemental motion) as additional execution proceedings are instituted to enforce the judgment. Plaintiff's motion for attorney's fees and to quantify the current amount of the judgment (doc. no. 34) is GRANTED.
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