HireRight’s Federal Civil Records Search offers nationwide access to federal litigation dockets for adjudicated civil cases from all U.S. Federal District courts excluding Alaska, Guam, Idaho, New Mexico and Northern Marianas Islands.
For a civil case to be heard in Federal District court, it must involve diversity of citizenship (the parties are citizens of different states or countries). It must involve potential damages of more than $75,000, or there must be a constitutional or Federal law violation.
The HireRight Federal Civil Records Search is a best practice for hiring executives or employees with access to funds or sensitive company records, since it helps identify whether or not a candidate has been involved in a civil case.
An example of a civil case in Federal court is a class action suit involving many individuals in different states. The HireRight search identifies whether a candiate is or has been involved in any such suit. The search also facilitates: