Posts tagged statue of limitations.

In Evergrene Partners, Inc. v. Citibank, N.A., 39 Fla. L. Weekly D1342, 2014 WL 2862392 (Fla. 4th DCA June 25, 2014) Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal affirmed dismissal of a complaint which sought to cancel a residential mortgage by alleging that the statute of limitations had run following dismissal of a failed foreclosure effort by the lender. This decision should have a dramatic effect on similar such claims statewide, and even nationally. It has become increasingly common for borrowers to seek to quiet title or cancellation of mortgages once the applicable statute of ...

Posted in: Florida, Mortgages

In Ros v. Lasalle Bank, N.A., et al., 14-CIV-22112-BLOOM/VALLE (S.D. Fla. July 18, 2014) the Southern District of Florida became the first United States District Court to apply the holding in Evergrene Partners, Inc. v. Citibank, N.A., 39 Fla. L. Weekly D1342 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014) regarding efforts quiet title of a mortgage based upon the alleged expiration of the statute of limitations for mortgage foreclosure. As discussed in previous posts, after a failed foreclosure lawsuit occurs, it has become common for borrowers to file quiet title suits which allege that the applicable five ...

Posted in: Florida, Mortgages

Burr & Forman LLP recently secured an important holding on an issue of first impression regarding the running of the statute of limitations in the FDCPA and FCCPA context. More specifically, in Gregory Crossman v. Asset Acceptance, LLC, 5:14-cv-00115-WTH-PRL, Judge Hodges, sitting in a Middle District of Florida trial court, held that inaction cannot form the basis of a continuing violations theory under the FDCPA or FCCPA, the delayed discovery doctrine does not apply to same, and the recording of a satisfaction of judgment, albeit untimely, renders a § 701.04, Florida Statutes ...

Posted in: FDCPA, Florida

In Giovanniello v. ALM Media, LLC, No. 10-3854-CV, --- F.3d ---, 2013 WL 4016567 (2d Cir. Aug. 8, 2013), the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that (1) the federal four-year statute of limitations applies to claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227 ("TCPA"); and (2) the tolling of the limitations period during the pendency of a putative class action ceases upon the initial denial of class status. In an earlier decision, the Second Circuit applied the state-law statute of limitations and affirmed the dismissal of the plaintiff's TCPA claim as ...

Posted in: Second Circuit, TCPA
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