September 27, 2017 / 12:37 AM / 10 months ago

Federal judge refuses to oust plaintiff in BNY trust lawsuit

A federal judge in Boston has rejected a bid by Bank of New York Mellon to remove a key named plaintiff in a proposed class action accusing the Manhattan bank of mismanaging assets of thousands of trusts across the United States.

In a decision on Monday, U.S. District Judge Patti Saris rejected the bank’s argument that named plaintiff Ashby Henderson lacks an understanding of her claims and has abdicated total control of the case to one of her lawyers, Brian McTigue of McTigue Law.

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