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Introduction to the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Recorded on: Jun. 12, 2017
Running Time: 01:00:08

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Taken from the Web Program Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2017 recorded June, 2017 in San Francisco.

Introduction to the Fair Credit Reporting Act [01:00:08]

The presentation will provide an overview of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), including:

  • Scope of the FCRA - what is a “consumer report” and what is a “consumer reporting agency”
  • Common FCRA disputes, including inaccuracy and impermissible access claims
  • How to dispute inaccurate and obsolete credit information through the “re-investigation” process
  • Investigating and preparing a FCRA claim
  • Disputes involving employment background reports
  • Remedies under the FCRA for willful and negligent violations

Ian B. Lyngklip, Esq., Robert S. Sola, Esq.

The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Steed v. Trans Union LLC, et al., FCRA Complaint for Inaccurate Credit Reports
    Robert S. Sola
  • Meyer v. Shorewood, Inc., et al., FCRA Complaint for Misuse of Report for Employment
    Robert S. Sola
  • Martinez v. Real Page, Inc., FCRA Complaint for Inaccurate Tenant Screening Report
    Robert S. Sola
  • Johnson v. Background Investigations, Inc., et al., FCRA Complaint for Inaccurate Background Report
    Robert S. Sola
  • ABC’s of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (PowerPoint slides)
    Robert S. Sola

Presentation Material

  • ABC's of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (PowerPoint slides)
    Robert S. Sola
  • Criminal Background Checks and Credit Reports (PowerPoint slides)
    Ian B. Lyngklip
Ian B Lyngklip ~ Lyngklip & Associates Consumer Law Center, PLC
Robert S Sola ~ Robert S. Sola, P.C.
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