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Beaudry v. TeleCheck Servs., Inc., No. 08-6428

In a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) action claiming that Defendant credit agency wrongly classified Plaintiff as a first-time check writer, the dismissal of the action is reversed where FCRA's private right of action does not require proof of actual damages, as a prerequisite to the recovery of statutory damages for a willful violation of the FCRA.

Read Beaudry v. TeleCheck Servs., Inc., No. 08-6428

Appellate Information

Argued: August 6, 2009

Decided and Filed: August 28, 2009


Opinion by Judge Sutton


For Appellant:

Martin D. Holmes, Dickinson Wright PLLC, Nashville, TN

For Appellee:

David R. Esquivel, Bass Berry & Sims, PLC, Nashville, TN