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Baerga v. Solomon Bros. Realty Corp. (In re Raven)

After a court entered a default judgment in favor of defendant creditor in its action for collection of money and foreclosure of a mortgage against plaintiff debtor, the court entered a default judgment in the debtor's adversary proceeding alleging that the underlying debt had been discharged before the mortgage lien securing its payment was registered. The debtor filed a motion for entry of judgment and for damages.
Ruling: 
Debtor awarded punitive damages for creditor's knowing violation of discharge injunction and damages for emotional disturbance of being served at financial insitution where she worked as loan officer.
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