United Mortgage FLSA Suit Tossed Over Deal Offer

Law360, New York (September 15, 2009, 5:27 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out an overtime case against United Mortgage and Loan Investment LLC, finding that the court had no subject matter jurisdiction because the defendants had offered the plaintiffs the maximum possible relief in a fruitless bid to resolve the case.

Judge Graham C. Mullen of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina signed an order on Monday granting United Mortgage's motion to dismiss and rejecting a bid from the plaintiffs for conditional collective action certification.

Judge Mullen wrote...
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