WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on June 28 dismissed an appeal of a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that affirmed a plaintiff's right to sue banks and title insurance companies accused of paying kickbacks for fees and services in violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) (First American Financial Corp. v. Denise Edwards, No. 10-708, U.S. Sup.).
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