Accurate Background Report Errors Lawyer
Errors On Your Accurate Background Report? Our Professional Accurate Background Report Error Lawyers Are Here To Help
What Is Accurate Background?
Accurate Background is a background report company (also known as a consumer reporting agency) that was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in California. It performs nationwide background checks for employers to evaluate potential employees for jobs, and its background checks typically include criminal record information, credit checks, driving history, global searches, and social media searches. Accurate Background is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). If Accurate Background ran a background check on you that contained erroneous information, then you need the help of our Accurate Background background report error lawyers.
What Employers Obtain Background Checks From Accurate Background?
Accurate Background has sold its background reports to many employers, including Amazon, Amtrak, Cheesecake Factory, Crate & Barrel, Legend Parcel Service, National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Robert Half International, Sephora, and Starbucks. Employers like these use the Accurate Background background reports to make employment decisions on prospective and current employees, including whether to hire, fire, promote, or take some other employment action.
What Can Be Done When Accurate Background Reports Erroneous Information?
When Accurate Background reports criminal, driving and other records to employers, it sometimes reports information that is inaccurate or information that is not allowed to be included in a report under federal law, including under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. For example, it sometimes reports criminal and driving records that belong to someone with a same or similar name to the candidate. In doing so, it may be violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act, which is a federal law that governs, among other things, employment background checks. Additionally, sometimes Accurate Background reports misdemeanor convictions as felonies. This too may violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act. There are many other situations in which Accurate Background reports information that is not permitted under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and when it does so, employees can contact an Accurate Background background report errors lawyer like Weiner & Sand LLC to understand what can be done.
How Can A Background Check Lawyer Help To Fix An Error On A Background Check From Accurate Background?
When Accurate Background reports erroneous information in a background report, this information can harm employment candidates. For example, an employer may choose to not hire an individual because Accurate Background erroneously reported that he or she was found guilty of a crime, even though he or she was found not guilty or the criminal case was dismissed. When Accurate Background fails to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, there are several avenues for individuals to fix those errors and to stand up for their rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
If there is an error in your Accurate Background background check, oftentimes the first step is to dispute the erroneous information with Accurate Background. This often includes either a letter or a phone call to the Accurate Background that explains the dispute. An Accurate Background background report errors lawyer like Weiner & Sand LLC can help to ensure that the dispute contains all of the necessary information. Sometimes, however, a dispute is of no help because the job loss has already occurred. In those situations, lawyers like those at Weiner & Sand LLC can pursue damages in court against Accurate Background for the harm it has caused. Damages in cases under the Fair Credit Reporting Act can include lost wages and emotional distress because of the errors, as well as other items. The lawyers at Weiner & Sand LLC have more than twenty years of experience litigating FCRA cases against background check companies, including against Accurate Background.
Weiner & Sand LLC does not charge for consultations, so if you think you might have an issue with an Accurate Background background check, please request your free consultation today, with one of our friendly attorneys.