First it was Dallas County, Texas (home to Dallas, Texas) and last week it was Harris County, Texas (home to Houston, Texas). Now it looks like Bexar County, Texas (home to San Antonio, Texas) is also getting into the act seeking damages in the millions of dollars against the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. or MERS. The Texas suits are joined by similar suits in Ohio, Pennsylvania and elsewhere.
For more information on the Bexar County, Texas MERS lawsuit, please click here.
To see a recent article on the Geauga County, Ohio MERS lawsuit, please click here.
MERS denies the allegations of the lawsuits stating that their business model and practices follow all state laws. Nevertheless, the chorus of litigation continues to build around the MERS model.