TU Public Records Settlement
- A class action lawsuit was filed against TransUnion in regards to reporting of certain public record information on TransUnion credit reports
- TransUnion denies any action of wrong doing but have agreed to a settlement
- Class members who file valid claims may receive up to $2,000
- Class members will have 18 months after the Settlement is approved to submit a request for payment
The case is entitled Clark v. Trans Union, LLC. and is under review in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (701 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219).
Class members of the lawsuit are defined as:
“(a) requested and received a copy of your credit report from TransUnion between May 20, 2009 and March 23, 2018 that included a public record (such as a bankruptcy, judgment, or tax lien); or (b) between July 5, 2014 and March 23, 2018 had a credit report communicated by TransUnion to a third-party (such as a lender or employer) where the credit report contained a tax lien or civil judgment, and where such lien or judgment was reported inaccurately or did not belong to you.”
- All settlement objections must be filed by 7/31/2018
- Deadline to Object to Motion for Attorneys’ Fees/Service Awards – 8/10/2018
- The settlement fairness hearing will be heard by Judge Lauck and will take place on or around 8/29/2018 (class members do NOT have to attend this hearing in order to receive a slice of the settlement pie)
www.TUPublicRecordSettlement.com Contact Points
- Any questions in regards to the TU Public Records Class Action Settlement can be directed to toll-free 1-844-718-2692
- Mail: TransUnion Settlement Class Counsel 763 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite 1A Newport News, VA 23601
- Class members can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A list of all documents associated with the case can be viewed in PDF format at tupublicrecordsettlement.com/documents.
The agreed upon settlement also includes changes to TransUnion’s business practices by which TransUnion will cease reporting civil judgments and tax liens and will provide a means for consumers to determine the vendor from whom it obtained their records.