This case provides an illustration of what we refer to as double-layer identity fraud.
When Mainor was refused leave under the FMLA she resigned. Bankfinancial released her immediately. She went to the doctor on her own behalf that day. Three issues came about:
On January 4, 2005, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down its decision on the appeal from the December 19, 2003, decision of the U.S.
Can you imagine losing a law suit and breathing a sigh of relief? That's undoubtedly what happened when Sterling National Bank ("Sterling") lost in a suit brought by former loan clients in the U.S.
This case turns on what constitutes an "initial communication" under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The U.S.
In its opinion filed on December 10, 2004, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has opined that emotional stress damages can be awarded if a creditor violates the automatic stay provision in a bankruptcy proceeding.
Updated 4/21/04 The United States Supreme Court has reversed the Sixth Circuit (Pfennig v Household Credit Service, Inc. and MBNA America Bank, N.A.) and held that over limit fees are not a finance charge and need not be disclosed as such.
On 2/11/04, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down its decision in this appeal, affirming a judgment entered against MBNA following a jury verdict in favor of plaintiff Johnson on a claim that MBNA violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by f
Learn the reasoning behind the Eighth Circuit's decision which held a bank liable for over $500,000 for failure to properly answer a garnishment involving a line of credit and a zero balance account.
In this case, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reviewed an appeal of an FDIC Enforcement Order regarding alleged Reg O violations from a former bank director who was removed from banking for life.