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Caddell & Chapman Obtains Final Approval of FCRA Settlement

Caddell & Chapman, along with co-counsel Devin Fok of DHF Law, P.C., recently obtained final approval of a class action settlement in Hawkins v. S2Verify, No. 3:15-cv-03502-WHA, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. On May 5, 2017, Judge William Alsup entered the order finally approving the settlement, which will pay each of the approximately 4,295 class members a cash payment of more than $176. The Court found the settlement reached …

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Caddell & Chapman Wins Class Certification in Fair Credit Reporting Act Case

Caddell & Chapman attorneys Mike Caddell, Cynthia Chapman, Amy Tabor, and Ben Wickert, along with co-counsel Devin Fok of DHF Law, recently won certification of a class of more than 4,300 consumers whose background reports were sold to prospective employers by S2Verify, LLC. In certifying the class, Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California appointed Caddell & Chapman as lead class counsel, and firm client Regmon Hawkins as …

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Arvest Bank Overdraft Fees

Caddell & Chapman is investigating a potential class action lawsuit against Arvest Bank for charging excessive and unauthorized overdraft fees to its customers. According to Caddell & Chapman’s preliminary research, Arvest is engaging in a tactic commonly used by banks known as “high-low” posting of transactions, without disclosing that method to its customers. That is, the bank does not post a transaction to a customer’s account in the chronological order in which the customer makes
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