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No Judicial Estoppel In FCRA Class Action (access required)

In plaintiffs’ suit alleging defendants’ manner of conducting background checks violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Richmond U.S. District Court denies defendants’ second motion for summary judgment challenging plaintiff’s standing and asserting a defense of judicial estop­pel. Defendants contend ...

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Background Check Case Can Go to Trial (access required)

Plaintiffs who assert they were denied employment on allegedly inaccurate and incomplete criminal histories supplied by defendant CoreLogic National Background Data LLC (NBD), which provides custom­ers access to a database of criminal record information, can try their claim that defen­dant ...

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Law Firm Settlement Approved in FDCPA Case (access required)

In this consumer class action alleging de­fendant law firm’s communication violated certain requirements of the 30-day validation notice disclosure in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Richmond U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge approves the par­ties’ amended Settlement Agreement settling ...

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Disabled vet bought car that could not support wheelchair, recovers under Consumer Protection act – $31,314 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff Diane Applewhaite is a dis­abled Navy veteran who went to Koons Automotive Inc. in Woodbridge to pur­chase a vehicle. She had recently been prescribed by her physician to use an electric wheelchair, and needed to pur­chase a vehicle that ...

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