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Jury Verdict for Bank – Fraudulent Lending and Wrongful Foreclosure

April 21, 2016

Joe Kingma won a defense verdict for a Georgia bank sued for fraudulent lending and wrongful foreclosure on June 12, 2008. The plaintiff proved: he had diabetes; he had his eyes operated on a less than a month prior to the loan closing; he was driven to the loan closing by someone else; and that the bank loan committee had approved the larger loan he said he should have gotten. The bank had foreclosed on a family farm that had been in the plaintiff’s family for several generations. Joe was successful in convincing the jury that the bank officers, and not the foreclosed borrower, were truthful.

For informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in future cases.