9th Circ. Told Plaintiff Has Standing To Sue Spokeo Site

Law360, Los Angeles (November 6, 2013, 5:59 PM EST) -- The plaintiff in a putative class action alleging "people search engine" Spokeo.com violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act urged the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to revive the case, saying he suffered an actionable injury because the site provided prospective employers with inaccurate personal information about him.

Thomas Robins said a California federal judge who dismissed the case for lack of standing erred in finding that he had not alleged an “injury-in-fact” that would make Spokeo Inc. liable under the FCRA for willfully failing to ensure its...
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Thomas Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.


Case Number

11-56843

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3480 Consumer Credit

Date Filed

October 20, 2011

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