UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
May 4, 2006
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
JANETTE MOJICA, 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 November 16, 2005, 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 March 30, 2006. The Court now grants judgment by default to plaintiff pursuant to Rule 55(b)(2) and awards plaintiff the following relief: $1,841.00, representing the outstanding principal owed on the loan; $2,118.66, representing pre-judgment interest; $285.00, representing the costs of this action; and $848.92, representing attorney's fees calculated at a flat rate of 20% of the total debt, for a total award of $5,093.58.
The Clerk of Court is directed to enter judgment for plaintiff in the amount of $5,093.58.
NINA GERSHON United States District Judge
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