Lyft Beats Driver's FCRA Class Action Under Spokeo

Law360, Los Angeles (October 5, 2016, 9:09 PM EDT) -- Lyft Inc. successfully skirted a putative class action over alleged privacy violations during the driver interviewing process in California federal court on Wednesday when a judge found that the plaintiff didn't have standing under the recent Supreme Court Spokeo decision.

The suit from Lyft driver Michael Nokchan alleged that Lyft failed to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other laws in background checks during the application process by not giving him a disclosure of his rights to request his credit and background report.

Lyft in July moved to dismiss the complaint, saying that Nokchan lacked standing under Spokeo Inc. v....

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