Federal Judge Finds Damages' Claims Are Not Actionable Under RESPA
(February 18, 2016, 8:57 AM EST) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey federal judge on Feb. 16 granted a lender's motion to dismiss a property owner's claim for violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), finding that certain claims for damages were not actionable under RESPA (Amelia Giordano v. MGC Mortgage Inc., No. 15-4399, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18283).
(Opinion available. Document #85-160308-005Z).
Amelia Giordano sued MGC Mortgage Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, asserting causes of action for violation RESPA....