5th Circuit Finds TDCPA Claim Against Banks Fails, Affirms Dismissal

(August 10, 2015, 2:03 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 5 affirmed a district court's dismissal of claims for violation of Texas law and negligent misrepresentation, finding that they failed to show any actual damages and that they could not have filed for bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid foreclosure (Ernest Bassknight, et al. v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., et al., No. 14-11371, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 13872).

(Opinion available. Document #85-150818-039Z).


Ernest and Emma Bassknight purchased a property. The...
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