Experian, Equifax, TransUnion Revised Consumer Class Deal OK’d

Dec. 13, 2019, 6:38 PM

Experian Information Systems Inc., TransUnion LLC, and Equifax Information Services LLC will pay $38.7 million to resolve a consumer class action over errors on credit reports, after the Ninth Circuit affirmed the second version of the settlement.

But the attorneys’ fee award of $8.3 million needs another look, the Ninth Circuit said in a Dec. 12 unpublished opinion.

This is the case’s fourth trip to the appeals court over 14 years of litigation.

The last time the Ninth Circuit considered the settlement, it held class counsel should be responsible for the costs of renotifying the class of the ...

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