Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Florida Federal Judge Sends Check-Cashing Fee Class Suit Back To State Court

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Florida Federal Judge Sends Check-Cashing Fee Class Suit Back To State Court

ORLANDO, Fla. - A Florida federal judge on Feb. 28 sent a class complaint over a bank's practice of charging non-account holders a check-cashing fee back to state count after determining the amount in controversy fell below jurisdictional requirement of the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) (Brian McDaniel, et al. v. Fifth Third Bank, No. 13-1878, M.D. Fla.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25971).

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