Judge: FDIC Must Plead Separate Claims For Separate Transactions

TAMPA, Fla. - A federal judge in Florida on March 28 granted Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co.'s motion for a more definite statement in a suit brought by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., finding that pleading breach of contract and declaratory relief separately so that each distinct real estate transaction at issue is contained in a separate count "would promote clarity, better frame the issues, and adhere to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure" (Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. v. Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co., No. 12-2247, M.D. Fla.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 44621).

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