Checkr Background Checks

Common Mistakes On Employee Background Checks:

It is possible to have background checks mistakes that ruin your chances at getting hired. Computer systems can fail to be accurate and individuals who handle public and private data can make errors. Here are a few of the most common causes for inaccurate info on your report from background check companies.

  • The data in the original documents is incomplete or incorrect.
  • Mixed up your file with someone else.
  • There are copying, filing, and searching mistakes.
  • Identity theft happened to you.
  • There is a problem with the computer system.
  • There is duplicate information.
  • Negative information is old.

What is Checkr & Is Checkr Legit?

Checkr is the background check company in America, providing instant online checks for employers and employees nationwide since 2008. Checkr's reports include crimes such as theft, fraud, domestic violence, DUI/DWI, drug offenses, sex offender status, etc. They are a popular choice for background checks as are other like Sterling and Goodhire.

Who Uses Checkr?

Uber, Lyft, Postmates, and Grubhub. Checkr is also used by businesses in a variety of industries to conduct background checks on potential employees, contractors, and other individuals. Some examples of industries that may use Checkr include transportation, healthcare, retail, and finance.

Checkr Background Check Errors

If you are concerned about the accuracy of your background check results from Checkr, we can help! We have experience with Checkr background reports and will be able to determine if there were any errors made in your report. 

We also offer free consultations where we review all aspects of your case and provide advice regarding how best to proceed. 

Checkr Background Check Dispute

If you believe there was an error with your background check, contact us immediately so we can help resolve it quickly. We offer free dispute resolution if you feel your case has merit. Our goal is to ensure our clients receive fair treatment while providing you with quality service.

Checkr Background Check Errors? Get a Free Case Review

Checkr Inc background check mistakes can cause job loss. Learn how to dispute Checkr errors and find out if you have a case. You may be entitled to damages.

What Is Checkr?

Checkr is a background check company and consumer reporting agency located in San Francisco, CA.

What can I do if my Checkr check shows a criminal history that's wrong or not mine?

You may be entitled to damages if there was an error with the information from the comprehensive background check process. Contact our office.

What are the laws to protect me from mistakes on background checks?

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) protects you from mistakes on credit reports and background checks When a background check is being used against you the following must happen: you must be notified that the report is being used against you you must be given a copy of the report and the contact information of the background check company you must be given a summary of your rights.

What rights do I have?

You have the right to sue Checkr for damages over your background check if there are inaccuracies such as a false criminal record or other issues.

What Causes Errors in Background Checks?

Individuals who handle public and private data about you can make mistakes and computer systems can also fail to to be accurate.

What is the adverse action notice?

The adverse action notice must include the contact information for the background check company and an explanation of your rights to dispute the report.

About the attorney


I'm Joseph McClelland, Esq.

Joseph McClelland, a consumer attorney, defends customers nationally who have been wrongly reported deceased, clients who have been mixed up with another individual, and clients who have various credit reporting mistakes using the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Attorney McClelland began his legal career overseas, working for human rights, jail reform, and judicial reform.

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