SunTrust Joins Fight To Sink Overdraft MDL

Law360, New York (January 15, 2010, 1:36 PM EST) -- SunTrust Bank has joined seven other banks in their effort to dismiss a host of breach of contract lawsuits filed by consumers regarding overdraft fees.

SunTrust filed its five-page motion to dismiss the multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Thursday, incorporating several arguments from a 129-page motion to dismiss previously filed by Bank of America NA, Citibank NA and others on Dec. 22.

The MDL has grown to include about 30 cases from around the U.S.. In the...
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