Errors in credit reports can cause businesses to deny credit to potentially valuable customers, a director of the Federal Trade Commission warned a U.S. Senate subcommittee earlier this month.
Class representatives and class counsel failed to adequately represent absent class members in reaching a $45 million settlement of claims against the three major credit reporting agencies, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
WASHINGTON – Data brokers who provide online information to landlords about tenants’ rental histories may be subject to the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Federal Trade Commission has warned.
A consumer produced sufficient evidence of emotional injury to proceed with a claim under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.
A plaintiff could not pursue a claim under the Fair Credit Reporting Act in the absence of evidence that she suffered actual damages from an allegedly inaccurate criminal background check, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a summary judgment.
A company that sells property reports did not commit a willful violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act when it provided a lender with inaccurate information concerning a borrower’s home, the 3rd Circuit has ruled in affirming a summary judgment.
The Little Tucker Act does not waive the federal government’s sovereign immunity with respect to damages claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
WASHINGTON – The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide if the federal government can be sued for damages for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
An auto lender may be liable under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act for failing to reasonably investigate a divorced man’s claim that he was mistakenly listed as a co-obligor on his ex-wife’s vehicle, the 6th Circuit has ruled in reversing judgment.
Chase Bank may be liable for a false-reporting violation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act based on its allegedly inadequate responses to a report of identity theft, the 9th Circuit has ruled in reversing a summary judgment.