High Court Declines Petition Over Fair Credit Reporting Act

Law360, Washington (December 16, 2013, 12:02 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider whether the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act necessarily preempts state claims for defamation, in a man's lawsuit accusing TD Bank NA of providing false information about him to credit rating agencies.

In its order list released Monday, the high court declined the appeal of James W. Dabney, who had asked the court in September to resolve differing federal and state court rulings on whether the FCRA bars the enforcement of all state private rights of action against...
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