$10 Million Settlement Over Financial Fees for Mortgage Loans
Farley, Et Al. V. Residential Funding, Homeowners Loan Corp., Laredo National Bank, Et Al. | United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama, Western Division | CASE NO. 7:06-CV-1864
A class action on behalf of residential mortgage borrowers who alleged violations of TILA, HOEPA and RESPA in connection with the closing of their mortgage loans. Specifically, the case alleged that certain closing fees were inflated and should have been classified as finance charges under federal consumer protection laws. On April 30, 2008, the Court approved a $10,000,000 settlement of the claims, and the case was dismissed.