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TransUnion Public Records Class Action Settlement

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The credit reporting agency TransUnion has settled a class action law suit under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Certain public information relating to tax liens and civil judgements contained inaccurate information.  If your credit report contained inaccurate information, you may be eligible to receive $1,500 or more through this program.

Who can file a claim: 
You must be able to show that TransUnion reported inaccurate information about your tax lien or civil judgement OR that TransUnion reported a tax lien or civil judgement on your credit report that belonged to someone else. You must also show that someone took action based on this inaccurate information. For example, you were denied credit because of the reporting.

How to file a claim:
Here is more detailed information about this TransUnion Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program, how to file a claim.  There are time frames  you should read about and understand that can impact your claim.  If you can show you were harmed, TransUnion will offer you a payment of $1,500. If you can show you disputed the report with TransUnion, you may be eligible for up to $2,000.

Class Counsel is available to assistance with claim filing, free of charge.
They can help you gather required documents, or provide you with assistance in completing the claim form.
You may contact Class Counsel by email at: transunion@clalegal.com Or by US Mail at: TransUnion Settlement Class Counsel 763 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite 1A Newport News, VA 23601

Here is more detailed information about Claim Requirements

 

In Clark v. Trans Union, LLC, Case No. 3:15-cv-00391 (E.D. Va.), the Court has granted final approval of a settlement of class members' claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act regarding the reporting of public record information relating to tax liens and civil judgments. Through the settlement, class members have the opportunity to apply to participate in an Alternative Dispute Resolution ("ADR") Program to receive payment, should they be able to provide certain types of proof of harm. The ADR Program is available currently, through March 20, 2020, and can be accessed online at:
www.tupublicrecordsettlementadr.com.

Anyone whose Trans Union credit report contained inaccurate information about a tax lien or civil judgment may be a class member and is potentially eligible to receive $1,500 or more through the ADR Program.

Last Review and Update: Jan 14, 2019
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