A Hermosa Beach man who died while waging a two-year battle against the banking giant Wells Fargo will have his lawsuit heard next on March 18, the EasyReader reported.
Larry Delassus, described by friends in a LA Weekly story as a quiet Navy veteran with the rare clotting disease Budd-Chiari syndrome, lost his home after Wells Fargo mixed up his Hermosa Beach parcel number with a neighbor's in the same condo at 320 Hermosa Beach Ave.
The bank doubled his mortgage and demanded late property taxes although Delassus was not at fault, the LA Weekly reported, and even after the mistake was discovered, Wells Fargo moved to foreclose on Delassus.
On Dec. 19, while in court battling with Wells Fargo over his lawsuit charging the bank with fraud and negligence, Delassus suffered a cardiac arrest and died. He was 62.
Last Thursday, Delassus' attorney, Anthony Trujillo, told a Torrance judge his client's estate had not been finalized in probate court, according to the Easy Reader.
The next hearing in the case was set for Monday, March 18.
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