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Disclosure Forms End Some Class Claims (access required)

In this class action asserting defen­dant employer violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act with inadequate disclo­sures about obtaining pre-hiring con­sumer reports, the Richmond U.S. Dis­trict Court grants summary judgment for defendant as to the 559 class mem­bers who signed “Standalone ...

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Tenants Have Fair Debt Claim for Rent Interest (access required)

Plaintiffs who allege defendant added in­terest to a purported outstanding balance for unpaid residential rent can sue defen­dant for violations of the Fair Debt Col­lection Practices Act; the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ claim that ...

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Job Seekers Can Try Background Check Claim (access required)

Plaintiffs who allege 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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No Class Claim for Spanish Dunning Letter (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging defendant debt collection agency violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by sending her dunning letters in Spanish, which she could not read, an Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion for class certification. Discovery has ...

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Database Searchers Were ‘Fact’ Witnesses (access required)

In plaintiffs’ proposed class action suit alleging defendant Corelogic National Background Data LLC’s use of criminal background checks violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, defendant cannot strike as undisclosed expert witnesses two employees of McGladrey LLP who offer lay testimony ...

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