Current Cases

Bank of America, N.A. Overdraft Fee Litigation
On June 6, 2014, Tycko & Zavareei filed a class action lawsuit against Defendant Bank of America, N.A. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The complaint alleges that Bank of America charges overdraft fees on transactions for which there are sufficient available funds in customers’ checking accounts at the time […]
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Bank Overdraft Fees Deception
The assessment of overdraft fees has become a major profit center for many banks.  In 2009, banks brought in $37.1 billion in overdraft charges alone.  Tycko & Zavareei is investigating banks that may charge overdraft fees on transactions that did not put an account into a negative balance at the time of the transaction.  In […]
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Blue Buffalo Pet Food Products Litigation
On November 7, 2014, Tycko & Zavareei LLP filed a class action lawsuit against one of the country’s largest so-called super premium pet food companies, Blue Buffalo Company, alleging that it utilizes deceptive and misleading labeling and marketing to sell its pet food products.  Specifically, the complaint alleges that Blue Buffalo falsely advertises—on its product […]
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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Fraud in California
Tycko & Zavareei LLP represents California consumers in litigation against olive oil importers and supermarkets for their false and deceptive marketing and sales practices. According to allegations in the three separate complaints, the labels on Defendants’ products mislead consumers by stating that the olive oil bottles are “IMPORTED FROM ITALY,” despite the fact that the […]
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GE Microwave Oven Shattering Glass Doors
Our firm is litigating a class action to remedy violations of federal and state warranty and consumer protection law alleged to have been committed by GE in connection with the company’s manufacture, design, marketing, and sale of certain GE-branded microwave oven models (JVM1540, JEF1095, ZMC1090, and ZMC1095). Plaintiffs allege that these GE microwave ovens (“MWO”) […]
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JPMorgan Chase Charges D.C. Jurors Deceptive and Unconscionable Fees
On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Tycko & Zavareei LLP filed a class action lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase alleging that the bank charges D.C. jurors deceptive and unconscionable fees. D.C. law entitles all jurors to a $4 daily travel stipend, and, if selected to serve on a jury, a $30 daily attendance fee. Rather than receive […]
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Outlet Store Pricing Litigation
Tycko & Zavareei LLP has filed lawsuits against high-end clothing stores—including Michael Kors, Levi’s Strauss & Co., Ralph Lauren Polo, and Nordstrom—for their deceptive pricing practices at their company-owned outlet, or factory, stores.  These retailers misrepresent the existence, nature, and amount of price discounts on products manufactured exclusively for outlet stores. According to allegations in […]
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Refurbished Equipment Whistleblower Action
CXtec is in the business of selling new and refurbished networking equipment, voice communications equipment, cabling, and related accessories, to both private companies and government agencies.  We represent a whistleblower who brought this qui tam case under the False Claims Act. In his complaint, our client alleges that CXtec engaged in two different types of […]
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Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS) Improperly Processing Loan Modifications
On October 7, 2016, Tycko & Zavareei LLP filed a class-action lawsuit against Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS) in California for improperly processing loan modification applications. Following the Great Recession of 2007 and 2008, unemployment skyrocketed and homeowners saw the value of their homes plummet.  This led many homeowners to apply for mortgage modifications to make […]
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The Tampon Tax
Tycko & Zavareei, along with co-counsel, filed suit Wednesday, July 6, 2016 challenging Florida’s “Tampon Tax.” The complaint alleges that the sales tax charged on tampons and sanitary pads – products bought and used exclusively by women – is discriminatory and unconstitutional. The State of Florida does not tax most medical items, including common household […]
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Uber Text Message Spam
Have you received unsolicited text messages from Uber promising you free rides, ride credit, money-making opportunities, or other solicitations?  Many cell phone users are complaining that Uber has repeatedly contacted them via text message, ever after being asked to stop.  Even if a friend gave Uber your telephone number, it could be violating your rights. […]
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Unlawful Payday Lending
Payday loans—small, closed-end loans due in full on the borrower’s next “payday”—have a long and sordid history.  For years, unscrupulous lenders have taken advantage of desperate borrowers, who are unable to obtain funds anywhere else in order to make ends meet, by offering loans at usurious and unconscionable rates.  As a result, thirteen states and […]
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UPS Reporting Pay Litigation
On July 1, 2016, Tycko & Zavareei LLP, along with co-counsel, filed a class action lawsuit against United Parcel Service, Inc. (“UPS”) alleging UPS failed to pay employees “Reporting Pay,” as required by Massachusetts law. Massachusetts, like many other states, requires employers to pay employees who show up for their scheduled shift, but are sent […]
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Whistleblower Action Against Importer of Falsely Marked Foreign Goods
This is a case brought by a private citizen whistleblower (referred to as a “Relator”) alleging fraud on the U.S. Government.  Specifically, this case alleges that Victaulic, a U.S. manufacturer, has been passing off iron and steel pipe fittings from China, Poland, and Mexico as made in America, in violation of U.S. country-of-origin marking requirements […]
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Wire Harness Antitrust Litigation
On March 21, 2012, Tycko & Zavareei filed a class action lawsuit against the largest suppliers of automotive wire harness systems alleging they had engaged in a massive, decade-long conspiracy to unlawfully fix and artificially raise the prices of wire harnesses. Automotive wire harness systems are automotive electrical distribution systems used to direct and control […]
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