Federal Judge Dismisses RESPA Claim As Barred By State Court Ruling
Mealey's (October 11, 2017, 1:48 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — After finding that a borrower’s claims related to his requests for a loan modification from a lender were barred by a previous state court foreclosure judgment, an Illinois federal judge on Oct. 10 dismissed his claim for violation of the Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act (RESPA) (James Alexander Saadi v. Citimortgage Inc., No. 17-1966, N.D. Ill., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 166986).
(Opinion available. Document #85-171114-001Z.)
James Alexander Saadi obtained a mortgage from ABN AMRO Mortgage Group Inc. (ABN) in October 2006. Citimortgage...