Background Check Co. Flouts Consumer Protection Laws: Suit

Law360, Chicago (August 22, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT) -- American Databank LLC has been hit with a class action accusing the Denver-based background check company of flouting federal laws designed to guard against inaccurate consumer reports, according to a suit removed to California federal court last week.

Plaintiff Jane Roe alleges that an error-laden American Databank criminal history report got her admission to nursing school revoked in 2010, and that the company did not make the necessary disclosures before issuing it.

The complaint, originally filed in California Superior Court and removed to federal court on...
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