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FCRA Prison Jail Address Class Action

Outdated Prison or Jail Addresses on Credit Reports

On May 10, 2018, Caddell & Chapman filed a class action lawsuit regarding outdated prison or jail addresses on credit reports. Plaintiff James Mello brings suit against Trans Union, LLC. Mr. Mello alleges that TransUnion unlawfully reported the address of the Bristol County Jail as one of his previous addresses, with Mr. Mello’s former prisoner identification number referenced as the apartment number. Mr. Mello had been released from the Bristol County Jail over 7 years …

Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs nationwide in class action lawsuits and other complex litigation.

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 …

Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs nationwide in class action lawsuits and other complex litigation.

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 …

LexisNexis

Privacy Rights Secured for 200 Million

On September 5, 2014, Judge James R. Spencer of the Eastern District of Virginia approved a nationwide settlement on behalf of a class of an estimated 200 million consumers. The case was brought against LexisNexis regarding its Accurint for Collections database. Plaintiffs alleged that LexisNexis violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) by selling certain Accurint brand reports—containing substantial detailed personal and credit information—to debt collectors without affording FCRA protections. Before this case, consumers had …

Caddell & Chapman represents plaintiffs in credit reporting and privacy class action lawsuits.

Trans Union – Privacy Class Action

Caddell & Chapman served as Co‑Settlement Class Counsel in multi-district litigation against Trans Union in the Northern District of Illinois. The privacy class action litigation focused on Trans Union’s use of its vast database of financial information, which includes the confidential financial information of most adults in the United States, to create and sell “target marketing” lists to advertisers. Caddell & Chapman, representing what is believed to be the largest class ever certified in the …