Federal Judge Refuses to Dismiss FCRA Background Check Claims Against Umpqua Bank

On October 23, 2015, Judge Thomas Zilly of the Western District of Oregon denied Umpqua Bank’s motion to dismiss proposed class claims alleging that Umpqua improperly obtained background checks on job applicants and employees.

Elizabeth Ryan, a partner in the firm’s Boston, MA office, represents the plaintiff in this case.

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