Chase Escapes Class Action Over Vehicle Repo Notices

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 6:36 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal court on Monday dismissed for failing to show damages the bulk of a putative class action accusing JPMorgan Chase Bank NA of selling repossessed cars without providing proper notice, and denied certification on a remaining breach of contract claim because of lack of commonality.

U.S. District Judge William M. Nickerson said named plaintiff Donna Epps could not pursue Chase for allegedly violating the Maryland Credit Grantor Close End Credit Provisions, or CLEC, by not informing her the location of her repossessed vehicle or...
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