High Court: Plaintiffs Must Show That Parties Split Fees To Pursue RESPA Claim

High Court: Plaintiffs Must Show That Parties Split Fees To Pursue RESPA Claim

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on May 24 upheld a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals majority decision to award summary judgment to Quicken Loans Inc. after finding that plaintiffs must show that parties split fees from settlement services in order to pursue a claim under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) 12 USCS § 2607.   (Tammy Freeman, et al. v. Quicken Loans Inc., No. 10-1042, U.S. Sup.; 2012 U.S. LEXIS 3940).

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