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Mealey's Banking & Finance - Judge Dismisses RESPA Damages Claim, Allows Borrower To Amend

DALLAS - A Texas federal judge on Oct. 3 granted a loan servicer's motion to dismiss claims for damages under the Real Estate Settlement and Procedures (RESPA) and fees, holding that a borrower failed to show that the servicer engaged in a pattern or practice in violation of RESPA (German Ruiz v. PennyMac Loan Services LLC, No. No. 3:18-CV-1544, N.D. Texas, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170460).