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Did An Inaccurate Report From BackgroundChecks.Com Cause You to Lose a Job?

What is provides background check and credit check services to businesses and employers.

What does look for?

Their services include criminal background checks and employment and education verification.

Dangers of Instant Background Checks

One service that background checks com offers is the convenience of instant criminal background checks. While instant background checks may sound great, they can be problematic. The information contained in these reports from can do serious harm if they are inaccurate.
Inaccurate criminal history on an employment background check can prevent you from getting a job or a promotion.
The most common type of background check mistake we see is a mixed file. A mixed file happens when information belonging to another person shows up on your background check.

Background Check Errors and Your Rights

Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), reporting agencies must follow certain rules and standards for accuracy. If errors on your report have caused you to miss out on a job opportunity, you may be able to sue in Federal Court. The FCRA also gives you the right to dispute any errors on your background check.

Dispute Errors on Your Report must be sure that all material within the credit report or background check they issue is accurate. Not only is responsible for making sure there are no errors, so is the person or business using the reports for screening. If there are inaccuracies, consumers must be able to dispute errors or mistakes. Consumers also must be notified of negative items of their report when it has been used against them.

Can I Sue for Errors on My Background Check?

You may have a case and may be able to sue in federal court if any of the following happened:

  • You lost a job due to errors on your background check
  • Your job start date was delayed because of errors on your background check
  • You missed out on a promotion because of errors on your background check
  • You were fired due to inaccurate information on your background check

Get Help for Reporting Errors

The consumer protection attorneys at Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. can help. Call now 1-877-735-8600 or fill out our form for a free consultation.

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