Fla. Judge Says Attys On 'Thin Ice' After FCRA Claims

Law360 (November 20, 2020, 10:34 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge issued a stern warning in lieu of sanctions Friday to two attorneys who lender BlueChip Financial and its CEO claimed had pursued frivolous Fair Credit Reporting Act violation claims against them, cautioning the lawyers that they were "on thin ice."

Tampa-based U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington officially denied BlueChip's motion for Rule 11 sanctions as moot in light of the parties' filing of a notice of settlement Wednesday, but she suggested that Thomas M. Bonan of Seraph Legal PA and his associate Brandon D. Morgan may have overcome the sanctions bid based on Bonan's assertion...

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