By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Apr 16 2021

Common Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) Violations

Designed to provide protection for individuals, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is in place to be sure a person’s credit information is correct, free of misuse and misreporting. After all, your credit report can influence your life, it can be a deciding factor in you securing a job, an apartment, car loan, or mortgage. […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jan 29 2021

Protect Your Rights When It Comes to Background Checks

When a business is moving forward with a hire, there are times when they want to run a background check on a possible employee. This can create frustrations for the job candidate, because even if they are qualified for the position there could be mistakes on their credit report, inaccuracies that could impact their possible […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Sep 24 2020

Verifying Employment Credentials and Other Checks

It is common for Ohio employers to use background checks when making employment decisions. Many businesses find background checks to be a valuable tool when going through the hiring process. That said, it is essential the tool is used in a legal way. There are steps an employer needs to take when making employment decisions. […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 17 2017

What should I do if I’m not hired or fired because of a background check? Ohio Background Check Attorneys

Employers who make hiring or firing decisions after conducting a background check must comply with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. If you have any questions about your rights regarding background checks, contact our Ohio background check attorneys. Many employers use background checks as part of their hiring/application process, as well as to make […]

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