The expansiveness of FCRA has long been used by plaintiffs as a sword against consumer reporting agencies, furnishers of consumer information, and users of consumer information. Here, a company successfully used FCRA as a shield. In a recent opinion, the Fifth Circuit ruled on the permissibility of broad […]
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When Technicalities Are (and are not) Associated with Concrete Harm: The Spokeo Analysis as Applied in Long v. SEPTA, 2018 WL 4290046 (3rd Cir. 2018).
In the latest application of the Supreme Court’s 2016 Spokeo decision, the Third Circuit analyzed two alleged technical violations of FCRA and reached different conclusions with respect to the plaintiffs’ right to bring claims. After conducting a fact-intensive inquiry into the specific allegations made by prospective employees, the […]