Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase Summary:
Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. and The Refuge—a Healing Place, LLC have agreed to settle a class action alleging that they violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in their acquiring of background reports for employment purposes. The complaint accused the companies of using an incorrect form for the information on and authorization of the credit report, not obtaining proper authorization, and not giving the applicant prior notice of adverse action based on the report.Docket Number:
Company: Acadia Healthcare Company Inc.
Filing Deadline: September 29, 2020
Class Period: November 27, 2016
Objection Deadline: September 29, 2020
Exclusion Deadline: September 29, 2020
Final Approval Hearing: October 9, 2020Proof of Purchase:
No proof is necessary. Presumably company records will be used for verification.Eligibility:
You may be eligible if you are an individual for whom Acadia, The Refuge, or any of their US affiliates obtained a criminal background check based on a paper authorization and disclosure form between November 27, 2016 and the date of final judgment in this case.Typical Settlement Amount:
Share of the net settlement fund, up to $100. Final amount depends on costs subtracted and the number of valid claims received.
Total Settlement Amount: $1,600,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Wenzel Fenton Cabassa PA
Case Name: Holly-Taylor v. Acadia Healthcare Co., Inc., et al.
Settlement Website: Acadia Healthcare and The Refuge Background Reports FCRA Settlement Website
American Legal Claim Services
Holly-Taylor FCRA Settlement
c/o American Legal Claim Services
PO Box 23459
Jacksonville FL 32241