Federal Real Property and Business Litigation Report
Volume IV, Issue 52
December 25, 2021
Persinger v. Southwest Credit Systems, Case No. 21‐1037 (7th Cir. 2021).
A credit collection company does not violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., when it investigates a debtor after her discharge because the debtor used a prior name and did not list the debt on her bankruptcy schedules.
Joffe v. Google, Inc. (In Re Google Inc. Street View Electronic Communications Litigation), Case No. 20-15616 (9th Cir. 2021).
The Ninth Circuit affirms the settlement of the “Google street view” litigation by cy pres payments to internet organizations but no payments to class members.
Bladeroom Group Limited v. Emerson Electric Co., Case No. 19-16583 (9th Cir. 2021).
Interpreting the plain text and “natural meaning” of a contract, the Ninth Circuit holds that a non-disclosure agreement in a purchase agreement terminated after two years.