Law360, New York (April 4, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday halved the contract claims brought by multidistrict litigation plaintiffs alleging Bank of America Corp. charged consumers for a credit protection plan they never consented to join, ruling an agreement did not preclude the fees.
U.S. District Judge Thelton E. Henderson granted in part and denied in part a motion from Bank of America and subsidiary FIA Card Services NA that targeted three claims in a 16-claim consolidated amended complaint.
The plaintiffs claim Bank of America represented that the credit protection...
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