Comerica Customers Win Class Cert. In Overdraft Fee MDL

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 5:37 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Friday certified a nationwide class of current and former Comerica Bank NA customers who say the company used a computer software scheme to illegally collect hundreds of millions of dollars in excessive overdraft fees.

U.S. District Judge James Lawrence King ruled that the potential class members can be easily identified using the objective criteria of Comerica's own records, and found that the class claims arise out of the same course of conduct and are based on the same legal theories....
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