A New Jersey district court allowed a Fair Credit Reporting Act claim past the pleading stage, denying the defendant credit reporting agency’s motion for judgment on the pleadings despite its claims that the plaintiff failed to plead facts sufficient to establish a claim under the FCRA because the alleged information reported was, in fact, accurate.
Sixth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FCRA “Permissible Purpose” Violations
By Jon S. Hubbard & Christopher Kadish on
In Daniel v. Goodyear Tire/CBSD, 2018 U.S. App LEXIS 29345, the Sixth Circuit on October 17 affirmed the dismissal of a claim for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by accessing a credit report without a permissible purpose. The Court of Appeals held the claimant had failed to plead sufficient factual allegations demonstrating a…