Friday, July 24, 2009

Claims Against Appraisers by the FDIC

The FDIC has taken over more than 80 failed banks since January 1, 2008. When the FDIC takes over a bank, it starts considering potential claims against parties from whom it may be able to recoup some of the failed bank's losses. The FDIC has retained private law firms for the specific purpose of pursuing such claims. With so many attorneys engaged, the FDIC publishes a handbook for them.

Unfortunately, we've started to see . . .

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