A settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit entitled Michael Kelly v. Business Information Group Inc.
- A $3.3 million settlement has been reached
- Class Members who would like to opt out of or object to the Business Information Group settlement must do so no later than Oct. 9, 2018
- BIG will be represented by Rod M. Fliegel and William J. Simmons from the law firm of LITTLER MENDELSON PC
- The settlement fairness hearing will take place on or around 11/1/18 to discuss if the 3.3 million dollar settlement is fair (should it be more? is it too much?)
Injunctive Relief Class: Includes U.S. residents who were subject to at least one BIG consumer report sourced from TransUnion from Dec. 17, 2010 to June 28, 2018 and whose report contained a public record. There are approximately 276,000 members of this Class.
Rule 23(b)(2) Subgroup Class: Includes all Injunctive Relief Class Members who were subject to at least one BIG consumer report dated Dec. 17, 2013 to June 27, 2016, where the consumer report contained a public record (other than a bankruptcy) sourced from TransUnion, and where BIG’s records don’t reflect that the Class Member filed a dispute with BIG about the report. There are about 88,041 members of this Class.
Automatic Payment Class: Includes U.S. residents who were subject to at least one BIG consumer report dated Dec. 17, 2013 to June 27, 2016, where the consumer report contained a public record sourced from TransUnion and where BIG’s records show that the Class Member filed a dispute with BIG about the report. There are approximately 865 members of this Class.
Class members looking to reach out by mail can write to: Kelly v. BIG Settlement c/o American Legal Claim Services LLC P.O. Box 23678 Jacksonville, FL 32241-3678. Class members who have an Obama phone can dial toll free 800-687-0139.
Proof of purchase is not required in order to file a claim (no documentation is required to file a claim for the BIG class action settlement).
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