Garza v. Brinderson L.P.

Welcome to Garza v. Brinderson L.P. Settlement Website

Case Summary

If Brinderson L.P. or Brinderson Constructors, Inc. obtained a consumer report on you between December 2, 2010 and April 10, 2018you might be entitled to participate in a class action settlement.

Your rights may be affected by a class action lawsuit (“Lawsuit”) against Brinderson L.P. and Brinderson Constructors, Inc. (“Brinderson”) based on claims that the Pre-Employment Background Check that Brinderson requested violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq., and California state law.  The Lawsuit is pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.  At this time, a settlement has been preliminarily approved by the Court.  

Brinderson denies the allegations raised in the Action and states that it did not violate the law and has no liability for any of the Claims of the members of the Class.  Brinderson contends that it properly obtained authorization for all individuals for whom it obtained a consumer report.



You do not need to do anything to receive money.  Money will automatically be paid to you if you do not request exclusion.  You will give up any rights to sue Brinderson for the claims made in this lawsuit or any claims that are sufficiently related and you will be bound by the release explained in this notice.


DEADLINE: June 25, 2018

Get no payment and retain your legal rights. See Section 8 of the Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.


DEADLINE: June 25, 2018

Write to the Court about why you object to the settlement.


On July 19, 2018

Ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the settlement.

Although the information in this website is intended to assist you, it does not replace the information contained in the Class Notice or the Settlement Agreement, all of which can be downloaded from this website.