Gainesville Law Firm – Complaint Results in $3.5 Million for Plaintiff – Multi-Million Dollar Jury Verdict
Attorney Michael Massey, who represented a Chiefland, Florida man in a Fair Credit and Reporting Act, won the lawsuit. The complaint can be found here: Amended Complaint.
Mr. Massey explains the components of a civil complaint. This particular complaint was filed in the Northern District of Florida US Federal Court. The Law Firm of Massey & Duffy, PLLC, has represented hundreds of clients in federal employment cases. This particular case resulted in the Defendant, First Advantage being found in violation of federal law and resulted in a jury award of over $3.5 million.
Due to Defendant’s willful negligence in conducting background checks for potential employers, he lost the case. Multiple employers denied this Levy County resident employment based on an erroneous match that mistakenly identified him as a criminal. The Plaintiff was denied various employment opportunities due to this egregious error and suffered damages due to their neglect. Click here to read the story published by the Gainesville Sun.
If you or a loved one has suffered from negligent practices in connection to an error in a criminal or financial background investigation, you may be entitled to a monetary award, please call our office at (352) 505-8900 or submit a contact request form here. Your initial consultation is free.