MORTGAGE LITIGATION

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Mortgage Claims Against Deutsche Bank Not Barred by Failed-Bank Law

Can homeowners whose original mortgage bank failed sue the new owner of their mortgage for the original bank’s wrongdoing? Yes, according to a recent decision from the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Starkey v. Deutsche Bank. The case involved a relatively complicated statutory issue related to the Financial...

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Wrongful Foreclosure Lawsuit to Proceed Against Astoria Bank

A Massachusetts homeowner’s claim for wrongful foreclosure is being permitted to proceed in federal court, despite banks attempt to dismiss the case. The homeowner claimed that the company who owned and serviced his mortgage, Astoria Bank, committed fraud and violated the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act by...