AccurateNow Background Checks - Consumer Attorneys

A background check error from AccurateNow

In 2014, Hirease was acquired by Accurate Background to form AccurateNow, an employment background screening company.

What is in an AccurateNow background check?

AccurateNow provides employers with a vast array of screening services, including:

  • Credit reports
  • Criminal background searches: national, federal, state, county, sex offender registry, Offic of Foreign Assets Control and Fraud Abuse Control Information System
  • Driving history
  • Drug testing
  • Health screening
  • Social media searches
  • Verification of education, past employment, and professional licenses

Did your AccurateNow background check contain damaging errors?

Most companies utilize AccurateNow or another background check service during the hiring process. Problems arise when errors show up on the reports. Files can be mixed, typos can create inaccuracies, and identity theft can alter an entire report. Even though these are common mistakes, inaccurate reporting can hurt your job prospects.

You may have reason to sue if errors appeared on your AccurateNow background check and a job opportunity was lost as a result. Start your free case review now.

Dispute errors on AccurateNow background checks and credit reports

When mistakes appear on your report, you can be directly hurt as a result. If a criminal history appears on your report and it is due to an error, an employer can form a different perception of you based on inaccurate information.

You can dispute errors with AccurateNow in a number of ways:

  • Visit
  • Call (866)693-1764
  • Fax (866)693-1785
  • Write a letter to Certiphi Screening Inc. at P.O. Box 2559, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28388
  • Email

Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, you have the right to dispute errors on AccurateNow Background Checks. Once you have filed a dispute with AccurateNow, it will be given 30 days to confirm its reporting or make corrections where necessary.

Can I sue AccurateNow for background check errors?

You may be able to pursue justice through federal court if any of the following has occurred:

  • Job loss due to background check errors
  • Job start date was delayed due to background check errors
  • Job promotion was not awarded to you due to background check errors

For example, a plaintiff had inaccurate criminal records on his background report and was denied a job as a result. The criminal records actually belonged to someone else born with the same name and date of birth as the plaintiff. The case was settled.

Get help from Consumer Attorneys

At Consumer Attorneys, we understand the damage that can be caused by an inaccurate background check. We get how frustrating this can be and we understand your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Through Consumer Attorneys, you pay no out-of-pocket fees. Our attorneys protect consumers' rights nationwide and only receive a fee if they win on your behalf! 

For years, we’ve been helping others fight bad background reporting. Call us at +1 877-615-1725 to learn more about a free case evaluation.

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