Equifax Owes $18.6M For Not Fixing Credit Report: Jury

Law360, Los Angeles (July 29, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT) -- An Oregon federal jury on Friday found that a woman who sued Equifax Information Services LLC after trying to get the company to correct problems on her credit report was owed $18.6 million in damages, holding that Equifax negligently and willfully violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Plaintiff Julie Miller filed suit in 2011, saying she had contacted Equifax at least eight times over the course of two years seeking to correct her credit report, which contained false identification information, an incorrect Social Security number, a...
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