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Fourth District Court of Appeal judges, in West Palm Beach. Courtesy photo. Fourth District Court of Appeal judges, in their West Palm Beach, Florida courtroom. Courtesy photo.

It’s not enough for a company on the wrong end of a lawsuit to forward the matter to a compliance officer without following up, according to the Fourth District Court of Appeal, which revived a $43,000 judgment Wednesday against New York-based mortgage lender Franklin First Financial Ltd. for doing just that.

Raychel Lean

Raychel Lean reports on South Florida litigation for the Daily Business Review. Send an email to rlean@alm.com, or follow her on Twitter via @raychellean.

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