9th Circ. Reverses State Remand In BofA Borrower Action

Law360, Los Angeles (October 23, 2013, 9:20 PM ET) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday reversed a district court's decision sending to state court a mass action against Bank of America NA and other lenders for allegedly using deceptive mortgage lending practices, ruling it belongs in federal court because the plaintiffs sought a single trial when they filed suit.

Circuit Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr., writing for a unanimous panel, said a ruling remanding the suit misinterpreted the Class Action Fairness Act, which gives federal jurisdiction to civil actions with 100 or more people seeking monetary...
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Case Title

Carla Visendi, et al v. Bank of America, N.A., et al


Case Number

13-16747

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4220 Foreclosure

Date Filed

August 30, 2013

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