Background Check Co. Settles Claims Over Faulty Report

Law360 (February 8, 2018, 9:33 PM EST) -- Early Warning Services LLC has agreed to pay up to $225,000 to end a proposed class action by a woman who says Wells Fargo Bank NA rescinded a job offer after a background check falsely reported she was fired from her previous bank job for fraud, according to a Wednesday filing in New Jersey federal court.

U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler signed a class certification order for the purposes of settling Steve-Ann Muir's claims. EWS denies any wrongdoing. The settlement includes a $500 payout for...
To view the full article, register now.
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.