United states of america Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, Plaintiff – Counter Defendant – Appellee, v. LANIER LAW, LLC, a Florida restricted obligation business, d.b.a. Redstone Law Group, d.b.a. Regulations Offices Of Michael W. Lanier, LIBERTY & TRUST LAW SELECTION OF FLORIDA, LLC, a Florida limited obligation company, Defendants – countertop Claimants, MICHAEL W. LANIER, separately so when an owner, officer, manager, and/or agent regarding the above-mentioned entities, Defendant – countertop Claimant – Appellant, FORTRESS LAW GROUP, LLC, a Florida restricted obligation business, et al., Defendants.
This situation calls for us to think about or perhaps a region court precisely awarded summary judgment to your Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on its claims that defendant Michael Lanier violated a few statutes that are federal regulations relating to the sale of home loan help relief solutions. Lanier contends that the region court must not have given summary judgment for a couple of reasons, including that the region court improperly admitted proof against him, overlooked disputes of material reality, making factual findings in the FTC’s benefit. We conclude that none among these arguments has merit and affirm the region court.
An attorney based in Jacksonville, Florida, offered mortgage assistance relief services to people in danger of losing their homes to foreclosure. 1 Lanier and his affiliates promised homeowners that in exchange for an upfront fee, he would negotiate more affordable monthly mortgage payments, lower interest rates, and reduced principal balances on their behalf through Lanier Law, LLC, his law firm, Michael Lanier.
Lanier Law shared work place with Rogelio Robles and Edward Rennick, two of Lanier’s co-defendants, whom operated various other entities Pinnacle that is including Legal, Fortress Legal Services, additionally the Department of Loss Mitigation and Forensics (вЂњDOLMFвЂќ) (collectively, the вЂњstaffing agenciesвЂќ). Continue reading “FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION v. FORTRESS LAW GROUP LLC”