A $1.3 million dollar settlement has been proposed in the class action lawsuit entitled Ijeoma Esomonu v. Omnicare Inc.
The case is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and claims that Omnicare Inc.’s background check authorization practices violate federal and state credit reporting laws.
Plaintiff Ijeoma Esomonu filed the lawsuit after she had to fill out and sign a background check authorization form and a liability waiver when applying for a job at Omnicare Inc.
Omnicare Inc. denies any actions of wrong doing but have agreed to pay $1,300,000 to avoid further trial.
U.S. District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. approved the settlement on 9/4/18.
Class members in the case are defined as anyone in the United States who received Omnicare’s background disclosure forms from 5/4/2010 to 5/25/2018 and had a consumer report on them that was procured by Omnicare.
Experts close to the case predict around 50,000 class members will be eligible to file claims in the case. Each class member will collect around $16.50.
Plaintiff Ijeoma Esomonu is being represented by Shaun Setareh from the Setareh Law Group.
Any questions in regards to the Omnicare Credit Reporting Class Action Lawsuit can be directed to the Setareh Law Group at 877-777-3774. The Setareh Law Group is based at 9454 Wilshire Boulevard Penthouse Suite Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
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