SHOULD I HIRE A LAWYER TO HELP ME WITH CREDIT REPORT ERRORS OR BACKGROUND REPORT ERRORS?

When should you hire a lawyer to help you with credit report errors? Clients often contact The Adkins Firm because they have errors on a credit reports or background reports.  When should a consumer consider contacting a lawyer to help with credit or background errors?  Short answer - anytime. Consumers may not have the knowledge … Continue reading SHOULD I HIRE A LAWYER TO HELP ME WITH CREDIT REPORT ERRORS OR BACKGROUND REPORT ERRORS?

FCRA CLASS ACTION DISMISSED BECAUSE OF LACK OF STANDING UNDER SPOKEO

BACKGROUND REPORTS & EMPLOYMENT  FCRA CLASS ACTION DISMISSED BECAUSE OF LACK OF STANDING UNDER SPOKEO FACTS A District of Idaho court recently dismissed a FCRA putative background report class action because the plaintiff lacked standing to bring a claim under Spokeo. In Mitchell v. Winco Food, LLC, the plaintiff ("Mitchell") filed a class action lawsuit … Continue reading FCRA CLASS ACTION DISMISSED BECAUSE OF LACK OF STANDING UNDER SPOKEO

Court Denies RentGrow’s Motion to Dismiss Under Spokeo

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 … Continue reading Court Denies RentGrow’s Motion to Dismiss Under Spokeo

MICAH ADKINS RECOGNIZED BY SUPER LAWYERS AGAIN AS RISING STAR

Super Lawyers recognizes lawyers for performance based on peer recognition. Through the selection process, Super Lawyers identifies candidate either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. All attorneys go through the Super Lawyers selection process. Those who are not selected to the Super Lawyers list, but who meet either one of … Continue reading MICAH ADKINS RECOGNIZED BY SUPER LAWYERS AGAIN AS RISING STAR