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Service Member’s SCRA Lease Suit Transferred (access required)

A service member who alleges his landlord in Washington State continued to charge rents after he terminated his lease upon his transfer to Fort Eustis in Virginia, and involved a collection agency to collect unpaid rent, has his suit charging ...

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Adoption-Related FCRA Claim Dismissed (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s claim alleging defendants improperly provided and/or used a credit reporting agency’s “consumer report” against her in an adoption-related proceeding, in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Plaintiff’s amended complaint alleges violations of ...

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Attorney’s Fees Trimmed After Rule 68 Offer (access required)

A plaintiff who initially demanded over $100,000 from a mortgage servicer that allegedly violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to investigate plaintiff’s alleged delinquency, but who then accepted defendant’s Rule 68 Offer of Judgment for $5,000, is awarded ...

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Employment-Check Notice Not ‘Unreasonable’ (access required)

A defendant who provides consumer reports for employment purposes wins summary judgment in this class action suit alleging defendant violated Section 1681k of the Fair Credit Reporting Act with its “PEER Letter” notices informing affected consumers about the public record ...

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Court Dismisses Health-Insurance Robocall Complaint (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s suit alleging an automatic phone call to his cell phone from a government contractor to alert him of a deadline for purchasing health care insurance under the Affordable Care Act, violated the Telephone ...

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