Magistrate Allows Borrower To Amend RESPA Claim Against Loan Servicer

Mealey's (July 15, 2016, 1:42 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California federal magistrate judge on July 14 dismissed claims asserted by a borrower against a loan servicer but granted him leave to amend his claim for violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and to pursue a claim under California's unfair competition law (UCL) (Frank Malifrando v. Real Time Resolutions Inc., et. al., No. 2:16-cv-0223, E.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91739).

(Opinion available. Document #58-160719-023Z.)


On Feb. 4, 2016, Frank Malifrando obtained a mortgage from the Long Beach...
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