The first hearing on the settlement approval in a seven year-old class action suit over improper mortgage fees has been moved to February.

A hearing before Madison County Circuit Judge David Hylla was slated to take place Jan. 20.

According to the case's docket sheet, attorney Doug Schulz asked last Friday that the hearing be moved. It has been reset to Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m.

Plaintiff Todd Morgan leads a class against Countrywide Home Loans Inc. on allegations the company overcharges customers.

It was one of a spate of similar suits filed between 2003 and 2005.

No details of the proposed settlement are available as yet.

The class is represented by Paul Marks.

The defendant is represented by Beth Bauer.

The case is Madison case number 03-L-980.

More News