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First-Quarter 2013 Mortgage Litigation Index

Mortgage Discrimination Lawsuits

First-Quarter 2013 Mortgage Litigation Index

Class actions and lawsuits related to lending discrimination involving minorities, neighborhoods and property types.

Case Title
Case Number
Date Filed Date of Activity Link to Story
Nationstar Mortgage Taryn Benacquista na $36,000 Settlement reached on alleged maternity leave discrimination. na na May 2011 3/5/2013
U.S. Bank National Association The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development na $12,000 Conciliation agreement reached. na FHEO Case No. 05-12-0713-8 4/23/2012 1/23/2013
GUARANTEED RATE, INC., ROBERT STINES, ADAM KAMARAT JESSE ANDERSON U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois na Motion to amend complaint denied. JESSE ANDERSON, Plaintiff, v. GUARANTEED RATE, INC., ROBERT STINES, ADAM KAMARAT Defendants 13 C 431, 10 3598 June 2010 1/13/2013
COUNTRYWIDE BANK, N.A. GILLIAN MILLER U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky na Affirmed district court’s denial of class certification. Gillian Miller et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Countrywide Bank, N.A. et al., Defendants-Appellees 12-5250; 4862174, 3:08-md-1974, 708 F.3d 704 (2013) 10/13/2011 1/15/2013
PNC Mortgage Department of Housing and Urban Development na $15,000 Settlement reached. na na na 2/6/2013
Community State Bank United States of America U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan $165,000 Settlement filed pending court approval. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, v. COMMUNITY STATE BANK Defendant. 2:13-cv-10142-TLL-CEB 1/15/2013 1/15/2013

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