LexisNexis Reaches $5M Settlement In DMV Data Class Action

Law360 (November 3, 2020, 7:39 PM EST) -- LexisNexis Risk Solutions has agreed to pay about $5 million to settle a class action in North Carolina federal court by drivers who say it illegally sold state department of motor vehicles crash reports to law firms that then used their personal information to drum up business.

Lead plaintiffs Deloris and Leonard Gaston and LexisNexis Risk Solutions Inc., along with motor vehicle crash reporting website PoliceReports.US LLC and two other LexisNexis companies, filed a $5.13 million joint agreement Tuesday that asks the court to approve the settlement of all claims by the Gastons under the federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act....

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