Do you have credit report errors? Have you disputed the false information to the credit bureaus? Now What?
In a recent decision, a district court denied a user's motion to dismiss citing Spokeo under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"). Green, III v. Rentgrow, Inc. and Trans Union, LLC, Case No.: 2:16-cv-421 (E.D. Va, Nov. 10, 2016). Facts: Walter Green, III, received a credit monitoring alert that RentGrow obtained a copy of his [...]
Background report lawsuit results in verdict for employer's willful violation of the FCRA.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is generally known for protecting consumers from credit report errors, but did you know the FCRA protects employees too? The FCRA is often implicated in the employment context when an employer, or potential employer, performs a background check when making its decision to hire, retain or promote the employee. [...]