Recent Filings – August Digest

Not every class action court filing in North and South Carolina becomes a full-length post on our blog. Here is a recap of August’s filings:

Wright v. Trak-1 Tech., Inc., No. 6:18-cv-02406 (D.S.C. August 30, 2018) (purported class action brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act alleging defendant performed criminal background checks but failed to take reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of those reports, thereby reporting false and incomplete information about consumers)

Manigo v. Metro-Tech Sys., Inc., et al., No. 3:18-cv-00479 (W.D.N.C. August 29, 2018) (purported collective and class action brought under federal and state wage and hour laws by installation technicians alleging they were misclassified as independent contractors and were not paid overtime compensation)

Lucas, et al. v. Duke Univ., No. 1:18-cv-00722 (M.D.N.C. August 20, 2018) (purported class action brought under ERISA alleging defendant Duke University breached its duties by allowing the Staff Retirement Plan to suffer losses)

Mount v. Asset Recovery Solutions, et al., No. 5:18-cv-00403 (E.D.N.C. August 17, 2018) (purported class action alleging defendant debt collection agency sent misleading communications to consumers in violation of the Fair Debt Collections Act)

Chapman v. NuWay Enters., LLC, et al., No. 3:18-cv-02250 (D.S.C. August 14, 2018) (putative class action and collective action brought under FLSA and state wage and hour laws alleging defendant construction company failed to pay linemen overtime and altered timecards)

Blackwell v. Midland Credit Mgmt., Inc., et al., No. 2:18-cv-02205 (D.S.C. August 10, 2018) (purported class action alleging defendant debt collection company violated the Fair Debt Collections Act by sent misleading communications)

Davis v. Equifax Info. Servs., LLC, et al., No. 3:18-cv-00436 (W.D.N.C. August 7, 2018) (purported class action brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act alleging plaintiffs were victims of identity theft and defendants, though aware of the alleged theft, failed to investigate and/or remove the false data from their accounts)

Adams v. Asset Recovery Solutions, LLC, et al., No. 7:18-cv-02163 (D.S.C. August 6, 2018) and related case, Adams v. John Lee Jackson, Esq., et al., No. 7:18-cv-02206 (D.S.C. August 10, 2018) (purported class action alleging defendant debt collection agency and law firm sent misleading communications to consumers in violation of the Fair Debt Collections Act)

Goldson v. Cont’l Serv. Group, Inc., No. 8:18-cv-02129 (D.S.C. August 2, 2018) and related case, Goldson v. FBCS, Inc., et al., No. 8:18-cv-02128 (D.S.C. August 2, 2018) (purported class actions brought under the Fair Debt Collections Act alleging defendant debt collection company sent misleading communications to consumers)