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Daniel Dunbar JLS 133 Case Brief Chapter 10 GREISZ v. HOUSEHOLD BANK (ILLINOIS), N.A. United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1999. 176 F.3d 1012. FACTS The suit is under the truth and lending act against Household Bank with supplemental claims under Illonois law against both the bank and the Golden Seal Heating & Air Conditioning company. ISSUE Did the Defendant violate the Truth in Lending Act along with Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practicies Act Decision The Judge refused to certify the suit as a
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Unformatted text preview: class action and dismissed the entire suit. REASONING The reason the court denied class certification was proved on incapacity of the lawyer for the class to litigate a class action. The lawyer Joseph A. Longo extensive but inept and wholly unsuccessful efforts to conduct class actions have drawn unusually pointed criticisms from the state judges and belief that the lawyer was pursuing the suit for himself and not the class....
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