Ninth Circuit Examines Standing for Class Members, Upholds $8 Million FCRA Jury Award for Statutory Damages but Reduces ‘Excessive’ Award of Punitive Damages

On February 27, 2020, in a 2-1 decision, the Ninth Circuit in Ramirez v. TransUnion, LLC held that every member of the class must have standing in order to recover damages at the final judgment stage.  Judge McKeown filed a partial dissent. Ramirez involves TransUnion’s “OFAC Advisor” product, […]