Sterling Infosystems Background Report Addresses 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:

Sterling Infosystems provides background reports. It is now settling a class action alleging it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by reporting addresses where the subject of the report had not lived for at least seven years.

Docket Number:


Company: Sterling Infosystems Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 1, 2100

Class Period: December 14, 2013 to December 19, 2019

Objection Deadline: August 11, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: August 11, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: September 22, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

If you are a Class Member, you do not need to do anything to get a payment. You will receive a check at the address to which your Postcard Notice was mailed.


You may be eligible if Sterling’s data shows that the company prepared a report on you, between December 14, 2013 and December 19, 2019, and the report shows at least one address where both the first and last dates are more than seven years before the date of the report, and where at least one of the addresses includes a “high risk” indicator.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Share of the net settlement fund, estimated at $45. Final amount will depend on the amount of fees, service payments, and costs incurred by the suit.

Total Settlement Amount: $15,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Berger & Montague
Terrell Marshall Daudt & Willie PLLC
Towards Justice

Case Name: Gambles v. Sterling Infosystems, Inc.

Settlement Website: Sterling Infosystems Background Report Addresses Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Sterling Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch St, Suite 2210
Philadelphia PA, 19103

Tags: Background Reports, FCRA, Providing Outdated Information on Reports