Examining the Large Uptick in Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Cases, Correlation Between Bankruptcy Filings, and Inaccuracies with Consumers’ Credit Reports

July 24, 2017 2:00pm

Rich Haber
Shareholder
Buckley Madole, P.C.

Michael J. Agoglia
Partner
ALSTON & BIRD LLP

Ryan M. Holz
Partner
Locke Lord LLP

  • Trends in FCRA and examining the large uptick in FCRA cases
  • Correlation between bankruptcy filings decreasing and FCRA cases increasing
  • Finding any real or alleged inaccuracies with consumers’ credit reports
  • How do you prove accuracy of credit report? – battle of experts? Combating allegations credit report wasn’t done properly and another different report would have been better
    • Determining whether FICA score determines credit score
    • Examining whether consumer harmed with inaccurate credit score