California Court of Appeal Reports that Decision Reversing in Full Trial Court Judgment Against Bank in Class Action Case has Become Final
The California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District reported on December 26, 2006 that its decision in Miller v. Bank of America, 144 Cal.App.4th 1301 (Cal.App. 2006), has become final. Miller reversed a billion dollar class action judgment against Bank of America, holding that banks may apply funds from government benefit deposits to cover overdraft fees connected with the same bank account. The Miller decision is summarized in a separate article, and the full text of the opinion may be downloaded from that article.