U.S. Supreme Court TransUnion decision ranks credit score more important than harm being labeled a “terrorist”

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of TransUnion LLC against consumers who were part of a class action because they’d been name matched as “terrorists” as a result of a TransUnion credit report. The justices found consumers don’t have a legal right to sue if reputational harm did not materialize (at least not by the time of the suit’s decision). This adds an additional burden of proof for class action suits disallowing claims when a future harm has not yet been realized.

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