Lewis & Monroe, PLLC
Free One-Hour In-Office ConsultationsFree One-Hour In-Office Consultations

Posts tagged "US Bank"

Florida bankruptcy case involves U.S. Bank

A businessman in Florida has been awarded $6 million by a jury after a finding against U.S. Bank. The jury found that the businessman was forced to file bankruptcy when the bank acted in bad faith. The verdict included $5 million in punitive damages, the largest amount awarded in the history of bankruptcy cases. Both the debtor and the bank are accusing each other of attacking and refusing to settle the dispute. The debtor accuses the bank of collection tactics that are akin to illegal loan shark activity, and the bank claims that it will appeal the decision based on its belief that the verdict was unfair. The bank has had only one other business in its equipment finance group file bankruptcy since 2006. 

ABA Defending Liberty Pursuing Justice American Bankruptcy Institute The Florida Bar 1950 CFAWL Criminal Florida Association For Women Lawyers Orange County Bar Association
Email Us For a Response

Contact The Firm In Orlando, Florida

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Lewis & Monroe, PLLC

651 Rugby Street
Orlando, FL 32804

Phone: 407-917-4147
Fax: 407-246-0008
Map & Directions