Mortgage Fraud Trial Results in $100,000 Judgement Against Broker.
$100,000 Trial Verdict
My client was awarded $25,000 in actual damages, $50,000 in punitive damages and $25,000 of attorneys' fees against a mortgage broker for forging my client's signature and refinancing his home loan without his permission. The title company and notary entered into a confidential settlement before trial.
The verdict was affirmed on appeal which was briefed argued before the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District by Trial Attorney Thomas K. Mendel.
Practice area(s): Appeals, Fraud
Court: Clay County Circuit Court