UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
April 13, 2006
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
ORDER RALPH MILLS, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gershon, United States District Judge
In this action to recover money owed in connection with a student loan, plaintiff, on April 10, 2006, filed a motion for default judgment. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 55(a), the Clerk of Court entered a notation of defendant's default on April 11, 2006. The Court now grants judgment by default to plaintiff pursuant to Rule 55(b)(2) and awards plaintiff the following relief: $2,819.91, representing the outstanding principal owed on the loan; $3,495.73, representing pre-judgment interest; $250.00, representing the costs of this action; and $1,313.13, representing attorney's fees calculated at a flat rate of 20% of the total debt, for a total award of $7,878.77.
The Clerk of Court is directed to enter judgment for plaintiff in the amount of $7,878.77.
GERSHON United States District Judge Brooklyn, New York
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