BofA Dodges Suit Over Disclosing Background Checks

Law360, Los Angeles (October 14, 2016, 5:55 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday dismissed a putative class action filed against Bank of America Inc. and others alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act over background checks conducted on prospective contract workers, after saying the contractor lacks standing to bring claims that are also untimely.

Ruling on a motion for summary judgment to toss the claims, U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder said named plaintiff J. Robert Berrellez failed to allege he suffered any injury in fact by Bank of America and the companies it contracted with to supply workers for various projects, Pontoon Solutions Inc., Adecco USA...

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