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Heaven v. Trust Company Bank
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
118 F.3d 735 (11th Cir. 1997)
Heaven (plaintiff) sued Trust Company Bank (Sun Trust) (defendant) for allegedly failing to comply with the strict disclosure requirements of the Consumer Leasing Act when she leased a car from Sun Trust. Heaven moved for class certification, permitting her to bring a suit against Sun Trust as a representative of a class of similarly treated individuals. Sun Trust counterclaimed that class members had defaulted on their leases and made false statements in their applications. The district court denied class certification, and Heaven appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Burns, J.)
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