Equifax Gets Record-Setting $18M FCRA Verdict Slashed

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 3:49 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Wednesday cut down an Oregon woman’s $18.4 million punitive damages award in her suit claiming Equifax Information Services LLC ignored pleas to correct an inaccurate credit report, calling the unprecedented figure a breach of due process.

U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown reduced the award to $1.62 million, concluding that while Equifax had acted reprehensibly in letting plaintiff Julie Miller's false information languish for two years and should face punitive damages in the interests of deterrence, a punishment clocking in at 102...
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Case Information

Case Title

Miller v. Equifax Information Services LLC

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Consumer Credit


Anna J. Brown

Date Filed

October 12, 2011

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