According to a report from leading litigation-monitoring service WebRecon, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) filings have begun to outnumber Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) filings across the country in recent months. This development represents a drastic shift in consumer protection litigation, as TCPA filings had consistently outpaced FCRA filings over the previous two years.  In…

In Ratliff v. A&R Logistics, Inc., the plaintiff claimed A&R denied him a job based on a background check without the appropriate adverse action process. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), notice pre- and post-adverse action must occur under prescribed timelines and must contain specific information outlined under the statute in order to…