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Credit Agency’s FCRA Violation Was ‘Willful’ (access required)

In plaintiff’s class action suit alleging defendant Experian Information Solutions violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to disclose the true source of information for their credit reports, the Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to plaintiff on ...

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Auto manufacturer refused to buy back defective vehicle – $29,168 Verdict, $31,500 in Legal Fees (access required)

This was a Virginia Lemon Law/ Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act case filed due to a vehicle’s numerous defects. The defective vehicle, a Kia Forte, allegedly had a multitude of problems, including: engine vibrations while driving, loss of power steering functioning (after ...

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Statewide Class Certified in Law Firm FDCPA Suit (access required)

In this suit alleging defendant law firm’s form collection letter violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Richmond U.S. District Court rejects plaintiff’s motion to certify a class of Henrico County residents and grants defendant’s motion to certify a ...

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Criminal Record Does Not Disqualify Class Plaintiff (access required)

In plaintiff’s suit alleging defendant company violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act when it did not provide him with a copy of the credit report that allegedly prompted withdrawal of a conditional offer of employment, a Richmond U.S. District Court ...

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Lawyers Win $5.3M Fees in FCRA Suit (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court approves settlement of a consumer class action suit alleging defendant LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group Inc. violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, including attorney’s fees of $5,333,188.21. Plaintiffs allege defendant violated the FCRA, 15 ...

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