7th Circ. Urged To Revive Class Suit Over Background Checks

Law360 (February 20, 2018, 6:40 PM EST) -- A class of people accusing an Indiana-based insurance company of rescinding job offers to applicants after receiving their consumer reports urged the Seventh Circuit to revive their lawsuit Tuesday, saying they should have been able to pursue its adverse action claim even if U.S. Supreme Court precedent killed their claim over procedural error.

Class counsel Matthew Dooley of O'Toole McLaughlin Dooley & Pecora Co. agreed with Circuit Judge Diane Wood’s suggestion that his clients’ case is not about the accuracy of the reports Allied Solutions LLC obtained before taking an adverse action against applicants, but rather giving the applicant “not only...

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