Roscommon woman successfully settles one of first tracker mortgage cases with PTSB

A Roscommon woman is at the centre of what’s believed to be one of the first successful tracker mortgage cases taken in the courts since the scandal began.

Maria Page settled with Permanent TSB at Roscommon court today after a two year battle described by her solicitors as a “dogfight”.

Ms Page had first been notified by the bank in August of 2015 that she had been overcharged and that the bank hadn’t given her the option of a tracker mortgage when they should have done.

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The Roscommon woman decided the offer of compensation wasn’t enough and that she had been deceived by the bank.

Her solicitor Evan O’ Dwyer of O’Dwyers in Ballyhaunis says the bank left his client with no option but to take them on if she wanted to get what she felt she deserved…

 

Mr o’ Dwyer also says this case is likely to be the first of many as other borrowers try to seek proper redress: