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What is this lawsuit about?
A Settlement has been reached with Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. ("Maxim") in a lawsuit alleging that Maxim violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) by accessing consumer credit reports to conduct pre-employment background checks of applicants who signed a release and authorization form when applying for employment with Maxim. Maxim denies any liability or wrongdoing. The Court has not decided which side is right.
Who is included?
If you received notice of the Settlement by a postcard addressed to you, then you are a Settlement Class Member. But even if you did not receive a postcard, you may be a Settlement Class Member, as described below.
You are a member of the Settlement Class if you:
- Were hired by Maxim between May 5, 2009 and August 27, 2012;
- You executed a background check authorization and release form; and
- Maxim procured your consumer report before August 27, 2012.