We fight back against false reporting done by background screening companies. Did you lose a job due to an inaccurate First Advantage report? We can help.
First Advantage is a global consumer reporting agency headquartered in Atlanta, GA. They provide background screenings, tenant screenings, and drug testing for a wide range of industries. First Advantage also offers background screening for contractors, freelancers, and gig employees. This service was called Contractor Advantage, and is now XTDForce.
The screening provided by First Advantage will vary by industry and the type of job.
The following are some of the screening services that First Advantage offers:
Most employers today use background checks in the hiring process. Unfortunately, mistakes on background checks are common. Errors on a First Advantage background check can keep you from getting the job.
The most common mistake is incorrect criminal history reported. This can happen by having the same name or similar name or same birth date at someone with a criminal history.
Mistakes on your First Advantage Background check can be damaging. They can cause job loss and ruin your reputation. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) you have rights that protect you. First Advantage, must be sure what they report is accurate and up-to-date.
First Advantage offers four ways to dispute your report:
Phone : 1-800-845-6004
Mail: First Advantage Consumer Center
P.O. Box 105292
Atlanta, GA 30348-5292
Background Check Dispute Tips: Always keep a record of every communication. You keep the original documents and only send copies.
First Advantage has 30 days to investigate background check disputes and correct errors. You should receive a notification with the results.
You may have a case and may be able to sue in federal court if any of the following happened:
The following are recent cases or complaints filed by Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C..
Mark Riley v. First Advantage. – Mr. Riley was denied employment due to an inaccurate criminal history reporting on his First Advantage background check. The criminal record in question belongs to an individual in Florida with the same first and last name as Mr. Riley.
Marcel Favela v. First Advantage. – Ms. Favela was denied a job with Amazon because of multiple misdemeanor convictions that were inaccurately reported on her First Advantage report. These convictions belong to Ms. Favela’s twin sister who has a very similar first name as Ms. Favela.
Darius Williams v. First Advantage Background Services Corporation. – Mr. Williams was denied a job as a cook due to a felony conviction for aggravated burglary which was inaccurately reported on his background report by First Advantage. The criminal records belong to another individual with the similar name and date of birth as Mr. Williams.
Donald Bryant v. First Advantage Background Services Corporation. – Mr. Bryant was denied a job at Amazon due to an inaccurate felony conviction reporting on his First Advantage report. Mr. Bryant was never convicted of a felony. Rather, he had the charge reduced to a misdemeanor.
Arion Ford v. First Advantage Background Services Corporation. – N.D.GA. First Advantage inaccurately reported criminal records on Mr. Fords background check. The criminal records belong to another individual with the similar name and date of birth as Mr. Ford. Due to the errors Mr. Ford was denied a job. The case settled.
Glenn Stephens v. First Advantage Background Services Corporation. – N.D.IL. Mr. Stephens was denied a job due to an inaccurate felony conviction on his First Advantage report. Mr. Stephens was never convicted of a felony as the case was dismissed. The case settled.
Andrew Wilson v. First Advantage Background Services Corporation. – D.OR. Mr. Wilson was denied a job with UPS because of an inaccurate felony conviction on his First Advantage background check. The inaccurate information belongs to an individual who has a similar name to Mr. Wilson. The case settled.
At Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C., we know how damaging errors on your background check can be. We know how frustrating it is when your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act get violated.
For over 20 years we have been fighting back against background check errors. Fill out the form on this page for a free case evaluation, or call us at 1-877-735-8600.
If you have a case, there is no out-of-pocket cost to you. We only get paid when we win for you.
Address: P.O. Box 105292
Zip Code: 30348-5292
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