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Mortgage Employment Lawsuits Fourth-Quarter 2011 Mortgage Litigation Index

Mortgage Employment Lawsuits
Fourth-Quarter 2011 Mortgage Litigation Index
Employment lawsuits involving overtime, employment discrimination and employment contracts. Whistleblowers and WARN notice violation cases also.

 

Defendant
Plaintiff
Court
Amount
Overview
Case Title
Case Number
Date Filed Date of Activity Link to Story
EMPIRE EQUITY GROUP, INC., 1st METROPOLITAN MORTGAGE, ROBIN ALCOCK, JOSEPH DAHLEEN, KYLE KILPATRICK, PAM HAMRICK, RICK PALLO, FRANCIS PHILLIPS, DANIEL JACOBS, PATRICK MCGEENEY, ROBERT CURRIER, MICHAEL PARKER, WILLIAM WARREN, DAVID TYRE, TERRY MELAND, CARLY FULMER, EZRA BEYMAN, HESTIA FINANCIAL, INC. GAMAAL ROBINSON, SEAN REYNOLDS, LAWRENCE SILVER, LISA M. PUERINI, AND SEAN SPIES On behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland na Answer to amended complaint filed. Loan originators claim they weren’t paid for all hours worked in violation of FLSA. Robinson et al v. Empire Equity Group, Inc. et al 1:09-cv-01603-WDQ 18-Jun 23-Dec www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment031212.asp
Citigroup Inc. STEPHEN GRAY, JAMES BOLLA, and SAMIER TADROS, Lead Plaintiffs-Appellants, SANDRA WALSH, ANTON K. RAPPOLD, and ALAN STEVENS, Plaintiffs-Appellants U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York na Appeals court affirmed trial court decision in favor of defendant alleging ERISA violations because Citi  didn’t limit investments in an employee stock fund once Citi’s own stock became an imprudent investment. In Re: CITIGROUP ERISA LITIGATION Docket No. 09-3804-cv 9/15/2008 10/19/2011 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationEmployment031212.asp
na na U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit na Court ruled that employer stock in a 401(k) plans are subject to a “presumption of prudence” that a plaintiff alleging fiduciary breach can overcome only upon a showing that the employer was facing a “dire situation” that was objectively unforeseeable by the plan sponsor. na na na 10/19/2011 www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationInvestor122611.asp
Allied Home Mortgage Corp., Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corp., Jim C. Hodge, and Jeanne L. Stell United States of America U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York $1,197,000,000 Complaint filed based on HUD allegations tied to FHA lending. The lawsuit seeks damages and civil penalties under the False Claims Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989. United States of America, Plaintiff-Intervenor, -against- Allied Home Mortgage Corp., Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corp., Jim C. Hodge, and Jeanne L. Stell; United States of America ex rel. Peter Belli, Plaintiff, -against- Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corporation, Defendant. 11 Civ. 05443 (VM) 11/1/2011 na www.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitAlliedVsHud111511.aspwww.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitAlliedHud110111.aspwww.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitAlliedVsHud110711.asp
Shaun Donovan, Secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, and The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Allied Home Mortgage Corp., Allied Home Mortgage Capital Corp., Jim C. Hodge, and Jeanne L. Stell U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas na Motion for a preliminary injunction preventing FHA suspension granted. Plaintiff successfully argued that the mortgagee that caused FHA losses was separate from the current operating entity and that its suspension would have consequences that can’t be reversed. Allied Home Mortgage Corp. and James C. Hodge, Plaintiffs, v. Shaun Donovan, Secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, and The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Defendants 4:11-cv-03864 11/2/2011 11/15/2011 www.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitAlliedVsHud111511.aspwww.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitAlliedVsHud110711.aspwww.mortgagedaily.com/LawsuitAlliedVsHud110811.asp

 

 

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