Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.Case Summary:
Ascenda USA, Inc., doing business as 24-7 InTouch, has agreed to form a settlement fund of over a million dollars to settle a class action alleging that its handling of background checks for prospective employees violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The complaint claims that Ascenda’s Disclosure and Authority to Release Information form contained extraneous information and that, for some persons, the company did not provide a timely copy of the background report and a summary of rights prior to taking adverse action based upon the report.Docket Number:
Company: Ascenda USA Inc.
Class Period: January 1, 2014 to October 31, 2015
Objection Deadline: February 1, 2018
Exclusion Deadline: February 1, 2018
Final Approval Hearing: March 9, 2018Proof of Purchase:
Ascenda’s records are being used to determine the members of the settlement class. You do not need to file a claim.Eligibility:
You may be a member of the Disclosure Form Class if you were an Ascenda applicant or employee, signed the Disclosure and Authority to Release Information form between January 1, 2014 and October 31, 2015, and Ascenda procured a consumer report on you.
You may also be a member of the Pre-Adverse Action Subclass if you were terminated from or denied employment or promotion based on the results of the consumer report Ascenda procured.Typical Settlement Amount:
Pro-rata share of the net settlement fund, estimated to be roughly $60 for members of the Disclosure Form Class, or possibly more for members of the Pre-Adverse Subclass.
Total Settlement Amount: $1.1 millionClass Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Consumer Litigation Associates PC
Wenzel Fenton Cabassa PA
Case Name: Moody v. Ascenda USA Inc.
Settlement Website: Moody v. Ascenda USA d/b/a 24-7 Intouch Website
Kurtzman Carson Consultants
Moody v. Ascenda USA Settlement Administrator
c/o Kurtzman Carson Consultants
P.O. Box 404000
Louisville KY 40233-4000
Class Counsel: 813-224-0431