Experian Public Records Reporting Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

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:

Experian is settling a class action alleging that it reported incorrect public records information on consumer credit reports. The complaint alleged that the information was wrong or belonged to other people, regarding such things as tax liens, civil judgments, and bankruptcies. The settlement provides for injunctive relief, that is, a change in Experian’s procedures, a mediation program to assess harm from the falsely-reported information, and two years of credit monitoring for each class member.

Docket Number:


Company: Experian

Filing Deadline: August 22, 2020

Class Period: January 15, 2011 to September 21, 2018

Objection Deadline: January 15, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: February 1, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

If you wish to participate in the mediation and arbitration program, you must have documentation about the harm you suffered from the incorrect information.


You may be eligible if you belong to one of the two groups below.

  • You asked for and received a copy of your credit report from Experian between January 15, 2011 and September 21, 2018 and found it reported a tax lien, civil judgment, or bankruptcy, and the identity of the party that had provided that information to Experian was not provided.
  • Between January 15, 2011 and September 21, 2018, Experian provided your report to a third party, and the report contained a tax lien or civil judgment that was not yours or was not described accurately (for example, if a tax lien was described as unpaid when it had been paid, dismissed, or vacated). 
Typical Settlement Amount:

Two benefits: (1) Two years of credit monitoring; and/or (2) mediation and arbitration program to determine harm from the incorrect reporting. The program will be available for eighteen months. For more information, see the Notice at http://www.experianpublicrecordsettlement.com/documents/Experian%20-%20Long%20Form%20Notice.pdf.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Berger & Montague
Consumer Litigation Associates PC
Francis & Mailman PC
Kelly and Crandall PLC

Claim Form: Experian Public Records Reporting Settlement Credit Monitoring Request

Case Name: Brown v. Experian Info. Sols., Inc.

Settlement Website: Experian Public Records Reporting Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Experian Public Record Settlement
Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Tags: Credit Reports, Erroneous Information on Report, Misreporting of Data or Reporting of False Data