CORRECTED: Verifications To Pay $3.8M To Settle Background Check Claims

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 1:22 PM EST) -- Background screening company Verifications Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $3.8 million to resolve a putative class action alleging the company failed to properly notify consumers when it ran background checks for employers, according to a filing in Virginia federal court Wednesday.

Under a proposed settlement, Verifications would pay $3.75 million to a class of consumers, a figure that includes $1.13 million to cover legal fees, according to a memorandum supporting final approval of the deal filed by the putative class. The settlement would resolve allegations...
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Case Title

Henderson v. Verifications Incorporated


Case Number

3:11-cv-00514

Court

Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Consumer Credit

Judge

Robert E. Payne

Date Filed

August 10, 2011

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