9th Circ. Says FCRA Claims Meet Standing Bar In Spokeo Row

Law360, New York (August 15, 2017, 11:53 AM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday that a man who accused Spokeo of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by allegedly reporting inaccurate information about him had claimed a sufficiently concrete injury to meet the Article III standing bar established by the U.S. Supreme Court in the dispute last year.

A unanimous Ninth Circuit panel on Tuesday again reversed the tossing of a putative class action accusing Spokeo of inaccurate reporting after the U.S. Supreme Court asked it to reconsider its prior decision on standing. (AP) In a 21-page published decision, a unanimous three-judge panel again reversed the lower court's toss of...

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