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Jul 23, 2020, 10:55 ET Toxicology Testing Laboratory Pays Almost $12 Million To Settle Whistleblower Referral Kickback Allegations

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has entered into a settlement with Sterling Healthcare Opco, LLC d/b/a/Cordant Health Solutions (Cordant) to...


Oct 04, 2017, 10:07 ET Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Priceline.com Will Move Forward As Judge Chatigny Denies Defendant's Motion To Dismiss

On September 30, 2017, Judge Robert N. Chatigny of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut denied Priceline's motion to...


Jul 05, 2017, 12:29 ET Tycko & Zavareei LLP Files Class Action Against Wells Fargo For Fraudulently Charging Overdraft Fees On Lyft, Uber And Other One-time Debit Card Transactions

A Wells Fargo customer filed a class action lawsuit on Friday in the Northern District of California alleging that Wells Fargo's practice of charging ...


Mar 16, 2017, 14:14 ET Court Unseals Documents and Grants Class Certification in Case against General Electric Company Alleging Dangerous Potential of Microwave Glass Doors to Spontaneously Shatter and Explode

On March 8, 2017, a United States District Court judge ordered that General Electric Company ("GE") could no longer conceal consumer complaints of...


Feb 10, 2017, 12:14 ET The Jury Is Out on JPMorgan Chase: New Class Action Lawsuit Claims The Bank Rips Off D.C. Jurors

On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, D.C. law firm, Tycko & Zavareei LLP, filed a class action lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase alleging the bank charges D.C. ...


Oct 13, 2016, 07:43 ET New Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS) Improperly Processes Loan Modifications

A class action lawsuit filed on October 7, 2016 alleges Specialized Loan Servicing (SLS) improperly processed loan modification applications for...


Oct 06, 2016, 12:33 ET U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Issues Landmark Decision

In an important case of first impression, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit yesterday ruled that if a company knowingly evades ...


Jul 06, 2016, 05:31 ET New Class Action Lawsuit Alleges UPS Failed To Deliver On Employee Wages

A class action lawsuit filed on July 1, 2016 alleges United Parcel Service, Inc. ("UPS") cheated employees out of their rightful wages by failing to...


Sep 08, 2015, 12:05 ET Top Consumer Rights Attorney Kristen Law Sagafi Joins Tycko & Zavareei LLP; Will Launch Firm's West Coast Office

Kristen Law Sagafi, a former partner in the San Francisco office of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, has joined Tycko & Zavareei LLP. Sagafi, ...


May 28, 2015, 11:53 ET Electric Wheelchair Sellers Agree To $7.5 Million Settlement Of Whistleblower Case Alleging That Company Forged Medical Records As Part Of Scheme To Defraud Medicare

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has entered into a settlement with Orbit Medical Inc. and Rehab Medical Inc. to resolve a lawsuit that began...


Apr 30, 2015, 04:24 ET The Legal Aid Society of the District Of Columbia And Tycko & Zavareei LLP File Class Action Against USA Discounters For Unconscionable Sales Practices And Usury

A patron of the retail chain USA Discounters, now known as USA Living, filed a class action lawsuit this week in District of Columbia Superior Court...


Dec 26, 2014, 11:37 ET Qui Tam Case Against Arbon Equipment Corporation and Rite-Hite Holding Corporation Settles For $4,000,000

The law firms of Tycko & Zavareei LLP and Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman are pleased to announce the settlement of a qui tam lawsuit...


Nov 11, 2014, 05:15 ET Tycko & Zavareei Receives Large Fee Award In Litigation Battle On Behalf of Test Preparation Consumers

Yesterday, Judge Royce Lamberth of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia awarded nearly $1 million in attorneys' fees and...


Sep 05, 2014, 04:52 ET Tycko & Zavareei LLP Scores Appellate Victory on Behalf of APA Membership

Tycko & Zavareei has scored a significant appellate victory on behalf of the membership of the American Psychological Association ("APA"). On...


May 16, 2014, 11:11 ET Law Firm Releases Video Series To Help Whistleblowers Understand Their Rights And Fight Fraud

The law firm of Tycko & Zavareei LLP is pleased to announce the completion of a series of videos intended to answer key questions often asked by...


Apr 25, 2014, 12:52 ET Class Action Lawsuit By Tycko & Zavareei LLP Alleges Goodman Air Conditioners Have Defective Evaporator Coils

The law firms of Tycko & Zavareei LLP and Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP have filed a class action lawsuit against Goodman Global, Inc., and certain...


Apr 18, 2014, 02:03 ET Class Action Lawsuit By Tycko & Zavareei LLP Alleges That Target-Brand Flushable Wipes Are Not Suitable For Flushing And Can Clog Pipes And Damage Sewer And Septic Systems

The law firms of Tycko & Zavareei LLP and Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP have filed a class action lawsuit against Target Corporation alleging that...


Nov 14, 2013, 04:42 ET District Of Columbia Court Allows Extra Virgin Olive Oil Fraud Claims To Proceed To Trial[1]

Judge Brian F. Holeman of the D.C. Superior Court issued an omnibus order this week denying summary judgment in lawsuits against a number of D.C....


Oct 01, 2013, 06:43 ET Court of Appeals Affirms Class Certification in Lawsuit Against FirstMerit Bank Related to Bank's Unfair and Deceptive Overdraft Fee Practices

The Ohio Court of Appeals largely affirmed the grant of class certification in a case brought by consumers who allege that they were improperly...


Feb 14, 2013, 01:00 ET Legal Aid of Western Missouri Receives Nearly $800,000 to Provide Services to Low-Income Citizens

Legal Aid of Western Missouri has received nearly $800,000 in additional funding to help provide services to low-income families in the state. The...


Jan 15, 2013, 05:32 ET Class Certification Granted In Lawsuit Against FirstMerit Bank Related To Bank's Unfair And Deceptive Overdraft Fee Practices

Judge Eugene A. Lucci has ruled that customers who allege that they were improperly assessed overdraft fees by FirstMerit Bank may prosecute their...


Nov 16, 2012, 04:39 ET Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Evaporator Coil Defects In Central Air Conditioning Units Sold Under The Goodman® and Amana® Brands

This week, the law firms of Tycko & Zavareei LLP and Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP filed a class action lawsuit against Goodman Global, Inc. and its...


Jun 04, 2012, 04:45 ET Lawsuit Filed Against Higher One for Charging College Students Unfair and Deceptive Bank Fees

A California resident and college student who was deceptively assessed bank fees by Higher One has filed a class action lawsuit against the...


Apr 16, 2012, 11:21 ET CXtec Agrees To $2 Million Partial Settlement Of Qui Tam Whistleblower Case

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has entered into a settlement with Cablexpress Corp., which does business under the name CXtec. Under the terms...


Dec 29, 2011, 03:47 ET Lawsuit Filed Against Umpqua Bank for Unfair and Deceptive Assessment of Overdraft Fees

A California resident who was improperly assessed hundreds of dollars of overdraft fees by Umpqua Bank filed a class action lawsuit today against the ...