Comcast Hit With Class Action Over Credit Checks

Law360, New York (April 4, 2017, 6:42 PM EDT) -- An Illinois consumer hit Comcast Corp. with a proposed class action in Illinois federal court Tuesday, alleging the cable giant ran a credit check on him and damaged his credit despite the fact that he’d paid a deposit specifically to avoid having his credit checked.

Mounang Patel says he was in the middle of buying a new house when signing up for Comcast’s Xfinity service last month. Because he didn’t want a credit check to interfere with the mortgage he was negotiating, Patel agreed to pay...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Patel v. Comcast Corporation et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-02570

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

480(Consumer Credit)

Judge

Honorable Elaine E. Bucklo

Date Filed

April 4, 2017

Law Firms

Companies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.