Settlement Structure: Claims Made
Active: OpenCase 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, 2020Proof 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.Eligibility:
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: $15,000,000Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:
Berger & Montague
Terrell Marshall Daudt & Willie PLLC
Case Name: Gambles v. Sterling Infosystems, Inc.
Settlement Website: Sterling Infosystems Background Report Addresses Settlement Website
Sterling Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch St, Suite 2210
Philadelphia PA, 19103