Federal Judge Grants Summary Judgment To Bank In Loan Action

CHICAGO - A federal judge in Illinois on Sept. 26 granted summary judgment to FirstMerit Bank NA, which sued guarantors who defaulted on a loan FirstMerit acquired from a failed bank, dismissing the guarantors' argument that FirstMerit failed to authenticate business records on which it relies (FirstMerit Bank NA v. Mervyn Dukatt, et al.,  No. 11-08903, N.D. Ill.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 137710).

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