11th Circuit Rules for Plaintiff City of Miami on Standards for Proximate Cause in Discriminatory Lending Lawsuits

The City of Miami obtained a significant victory in the Eleventh Circuit in Fair Housing Act lawsuits it has brought against certain banks, including Wells Fargo & Co. and Bank of America.  The Eleventh Circuit issued decisions on remand from the Supreme Court on proximate cause, holding “[c]onsidering the broad and ambitious scope of the

2019-05-06T15:04:51+00:00May 6th, 2019|Consumer Fraud|

Supreme Court Upholds Ruling Supporting California Consumers in Predatory Lending Class Action Against BofA

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a Ninth Circuit ruling reinstating a proposed consumer class action against Bank of America over its allegedly predatory lending activities. As reported by Law 360, the banking giant’s failed attempt to get the ruling reviewed leaves in place a Ninth Circuit panel ruling from earlier this year that

2018-11-20T14:55:37+00:00November 20th, 2018|Consumer Fraud|