Civil Procedure Keyed to Yeazell
Heaven v. Trust Company Bank
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Ranae Heaven (Plaintiff) leased a Ford Taurus from Sun Trust (Defendant), signing a preprinted lease form provided by Sun Trust. Later she brought this action alleging that Defendant failed to comply with the Consumer Leasing Act. Plaintiff sued for the statutory penalty and attorney fee but alleged no actual damages. Plaintiff sought to certify a class pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 23(a) and (b)(3). Defendant filed two counterclaims. The district court denied certification of the class.
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