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Court Slashes Credit Report Damages from $3M to $490K

An Alabama judge reduced a Fair Credit Reporting Act plaintiff’s $3 million punitive damages award to less than $500,000. The court held that it was not justified and could violate due process given the plaintiff’s “relatively minor injury[.]”

After the plaintiff filed his complaint, and in the normal course of its business, Experian removed the contested debt from the plaintiff’s credit report.

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