General Information Solutions Background Check Criminal Record 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:

General Information Solutions, LLC (GIS) has agreed to settle a class action alleging that it produced a background report by reporting records other than convictions of crimes that were more than seven years old, thereby violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Docket Number:

2017CP3201389

Company: General Information Solutions LLC

Class Period: January 19, 2014 to December 31, 2016

Objection Deadline: October 23, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: October 10, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: December 11, 2017

Proof of Purchase:

No, but you must be in General Information Solutions records.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you lived in the US and were the subject of a report GIS furnished to a user, between January 19, 2014 and December 31, 2016, where the report contained one or more items in the Criminal History section which was something other than the conviction of a crime and was more than seven years old at the time. 

Typical Settlement Amount:

Approximately $148, depending on the number of valid claims received.

Total Settlement Amount: $704,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Berger & Montague
First Albrecht & Blondis SC

Case Name: Tyus v. General Information Solutions LLC

Settlement Website: Tyus v. GIS Class Action Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Tyus Settlement Administrator
c/o JND Legal Administration
PO Box 7118
Broomfield, CO 80021
1-888-551-9702

Tags: FCRA, Item More than Seven Years Old Included, Related to Criminal History