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Litigation Activity Waived Right to Arbitrate (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 denies defendant’s motion to compel arbitration of the claims of 510 putative class members ...

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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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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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Class action suit over Fair Credit notice settles for $20M (access required)

The plaintiffs claimed that the defendants violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (the “FCRA”) by: (1) failing to provide consumers with notice that they were furnishing an employment-purposed consumer report “at the time” they ...

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Class action brought for alleged Fair Credit reporting violations (access required)

The plaintiff claimed that the defendant violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., in connection with preparing background reports. Specifically, plaintiffs contended that the defendant website violated the FCRA by (1) reporting criminal records to ...

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Defense Lawyer’s Suit Against Prosecutor Advances (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a criminal defense lawyer has stated claims including false arrest, malicious prosecution, abuse of process and intentional infliction of emotional distress  against the commonwealth’s attorney, for whom she formerly worked; plaintiff alleges defendant pursued ...

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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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Classes Certified in Background Check suit (access required)

In plaintiffs’ suit alleging violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Richmond U.S. District court grants in part plaintiffs’ motions to certify two classes. In September 2009, plaintiff obtained a job with Cableview Communications, which was purchased by defendant ...

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