What can I get if I sue a background check company?

If an employer or background check company has failed to follow the FCRA, you may have a legal claim.

If your claim is successful, you can obtain:

(1) your actual damages, such as lost wages and emotional distress, and
(2) an award of statutory damages of between $100 and $1000.

You may also have the opportunity to serve as the representative in a class action case, which would allow you to help recover damages for a larger group of people.

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