9th Circ. Won't Revive BofA Debit Card Fee Suit

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 8:52 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of Bank of America NA customers failed Wednesday to revive their suit over the bank's service fees for payroll debit cards, after the Ninth Circuit upheld a lower court's ruling that the National Bank Act preempts the suit's state law fraud and unfair competition claims.

A three-judge panel sided with a November 2011 ruling by U.S. District Judge George H. King that had dismissed the suit by plaintiff Tyrone L. Robinson. Judge King had ruled that the suit's claims under California law were...
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