The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that the plaintiff in Robertson v. Allied Solutions, LLC, had standing to sue in federal court under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The plaintiff alleged that Allied Solutions, LLC, failed to provide her with a pre-adverse action notice and an opportunity to contest the criminal records before rejecting her for employment. The parties reached a class action settlement, but the district court dismissed the lawsuit because it felt the plaintiff lacked standing. The Seventh Court later reversed the district courts order, holding that the plaintiff established her standing by asserting that the business failed to provide her with information she was entitled to by law.

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