Current Cases

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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Facebook Unwanted Birthday Texts
Tycko & Zavareei LLP represents Facebook users who received unwanted birthday announcement text messages from Facebook in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Plaintiff alleges that Facebook sent birthday announcement text messages to him even though his notification settings clearly indicated that Facebook was not authorized to send him text notifications of any kind. […]
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FirstService Residential Move-in Condo Fees
On March 28, 2017, Tycko & Zavareei LLP, along with co-counsel, filed a class action lawsuit against FirstService Residential alleging the property management company routinely charges applicants more than $100 in transfer fees in violation of the Florida Condominium Act. The Florida Condominium Act prohibits condominium associations from charging transfer fees of more than $100 […]
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Grand Canyon University Deceptive Practices Investigation
Grand Canyon University, Inc. has participated in the marketing, and sale of programs and courses that do not qualify students for licensure. Such conduct includes leading students to believe that the program will advance students’ professional careers, when, in fact, the degrees obtained from the school do not meet the requirements that many states set […]
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Home Loan Servicer Litigation
Tycko & Zavareei LLP has developed deep expertise in the area of residential loan (mortgage) servicing, and is handling a number of cases alleging that major mortgage servicing companies routinely violated the legal requirements that apply when a homeowner applies for a loan modification (sometimes called “loss mitigation”) to avoid foreclosure.  The firm currently is […]
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Lash Boost Deceptive Practices
Rodan + Fields Lash Boost, an eyelash growth serum that is available without a prescription, is marketed as a safe cosmetic product that has not been associated with any serious side effects. However, Lash Boost contains an ingredient known as isopropyl cloprostenate, a “prostaglandin analogue” similar to those included in drugs used to treat glaucoma. […]
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Qui Tam Litigation Against Arizona Center for Hematology and Oncology PLC d/b/a Arizona Center for Cancer Care, Dr. Christopher Biggs, Dr. Devinder Singh, Dr. Daniel Reed, and Dr. Terry Lee
This qui tam lawsuit, brought by a whistleblower under the False Claims Act, alleges that defendants Arizona Center for Hematology and Oncology PLC d/b/a Arizona Center for Cancer Care, Dr. Christopher Biggs, Dr. Devinder Singh, Dr. Daniel Reed, and Dr. Terry Lee submitted false claims for payment by federally-funded healthcare programs (such as Medicare, Medicaid […]
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Qui Tam Litigation Against LDR Industries, GB Holdings, Larry Greenspon and Dennis Greenspon
This qui tam lawsuit, brought by a whistleblower under the False Claims Act, alleges that the defendants LDR Industries, GB Holdings, Larry Greenspon and Dennis Greenspon submitted false information to the government about the type of pipes that the defendants imported from China for sale in the United States, and that they did so primary […]
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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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