Jenkins v. Equifax

Case # 15-cv-00443
Case Name Jenkins v. Equifax
Jurisdiction US District Court for E.D. VA
Summary

Plaintiffs allege that Defendants violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  They allege that Defendant did so by misrepresenting the source of information on consumers' credit reports, which made it more difficult for consumers to identify and correct errors on their credit reports.

Final Approval Date 10/31/2016
Result
  1. Final Approval granted.
  2. All objections were overruled.
  3. Objectors Sweeney and Bezer appealed the Final Approval.
  4. The Sweeney appeal was dismissed for failure to prosecute (failure to pay the filing fee).
  5. The Bezer appeal was voluntarily dismissed.
Dismissal of Last Appeal 07/25/2017
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Class Action Complaint.pdf
Amended Preliminary Approval Order.pdf
Plaintiffs' Response to Objections.pdf
Final Approval Order.pdf
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Objection of Patrick Sweeney

Objectors Patrick Sweeney
Signers Patrick Sweeney
Attorneys
Summary
  1. Claims process lacks sufficient oversight.
  2. There is no definite timeline for the claims administration process.
  3. A portion of the attorneys' fees should be withheld to provide adequate oversight.
  4. Settlement administrator's phone bank is overly automated.
  5. Notice period is too short.
  6. Attorneys' fees do not reflect actual recovery by the class.
  7. Attorneys' fees lack adequate documentation and are not supported by the docket record.
  8. Settlement lacks cy pres provisions.
Attachments Objection of Patrick Sweeney.pdf
Appeal of Objector Sweeney.pdf
Dismissal of Sweeney Appeal.pdf
Sweeney Appeal Docket.pdf
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Objection of Adam Bezer

Objectors Adam Bezer
Signers Adam Bezer
Attorneys Donovan Bezer
John J. Pentz
Summary
  1. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
  2. Direct benefit to the class is unknown.
  3. Class counsel did not vigorously litigate class members' claims.
  4. Settlement benefits are illusory.
  5. Objection deadline is too short.

NOTE:  Attorneys Bezer and Pentz filed their appearances on the appeal.

Attachments Objection of Adam Bezer.pdf
Appeal of Objector Bezer.pdf
Pentz Appearance for Objector-Appellant Bezer.pdf
Bezer Appearance for Objector-Appellant Bezer.pdf
Dismissal of Bezer Appeal.pdf
Bezer Appeal Docket.pdf
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