Investigations

Girard Sharp lawyers investigate potential violations of state and federal law on behalf of plaintiffs, often in parallel with investigations and enforcement actions conducted by federal regulators and state attorneys general. These cases are currently under investigation by Girard Sharp lawyers.

  • 03.19.2019

    Girard Sharp is investigating reports that Allstate, or its calling agent, sends prerecorded phone advertisements, or “robocalls,” to personal cell phones without the consent of the called parties.

  • 03.18.2019

    Girard Sharp is investigating claims that Fiat Chrysler sold vehicles in violation of emissions regulations, prompting a mandatory recall in California.

  • 03.07.2019

    Our investment fraud lawyers are investigating potential legal claims arising out of reports that GPB Capital Holdings may have released inaccurate and misleading financial reports and otherwise misled investors in certain of its private funds.

  • 03.04.2019

    Girard Sharp is investigating claims that Premier Financial Alliance, First Financial Security, FRA Financial Group, and similar companies have been carrying out an unlawful pyramid scheme involving the sale of universal life insurance policies issued by National Life Group.

  • 03.01.2019

    Girard Sharp is investigating claims stemming from recent reports that TikTok (formerly Musical.ly) violated the privacy and safety rights of minors, including users under the age of 13.

  • 02.28.2019

    Girard Sharp is investigating reports that Adobe sends prerecorded phone messages, or “robocalls,” to personal cell phones without the consent of the called parties.

  • 02.27.2019

    Girard Sharp is investigating claims that Fidelity Investments is pocketing tens of millions of dollars per year at the expense of its retirement-plan clients by charging them hidden fees that may violate federal law.

  • 02.27.2019

    Girard Sharp is investigating reports that Adobe sends prerecorded phone messages, or “robocalls,” to personal cell phones without the consent of the called parties.

  • 02.22.2019

    Our consumer finance lawyers are investigating California mortgage lenders for their administration of mortgage escrow accounts and if they have avoided paying interest on them, which is in violation of state law.

  • 11.12.2018

    Our securities attorneys are investigating commodities market manipulation claims on behalf of purchasers or sellers of NYMEX platinum or palladium futures contracts and/or COMEX silver futures or gold futures contracts, or any options on those futures contracts.

  • Girard Sharp is investigating claims on behalf of purchasers of LG refrigerators.  LG refrigerators equipped with the Smart Cooling® technology and/or a Slim SpacePlus® Ice System are reported to be defective, resulting in problems with the refrigerators’ cooling systems, compressors, fans and ice makers. The impact of the defect is that the LG refrigerators don’t stay cold and food in the fridges spoils as a result.

  • Girard Sharp is investigating reports that State Farm sends prerecorded phone advertisements, or “robocalls,” to personal cell phones without the consent of the called parties.

  • Girard Sharp is investigating claims that JPMorgan Chase used an automatic telephone dialing system to repeatedly place debt-collection calls to its customers’ cell phones, even after they asked Chase to stop calling them.  These calls may violate federal law.

  • We are investigating potential wrongdoing in connection with investments made through a program that gives international investors and entrepreneurs the opportunity to gain a green card and permanent residency in the United States if they make a significant investment in a domestic commercial venture resulting in the creation of full-time jobs for American workers.

  • We are investigating potential claims arising out of unsolicited phone calls and text messages.

  • Google Pixel 2

    We are investigating claims against Google, HTC, and LG for manufacturing, marketing, and selling defective Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones.

  • Renovate America

    We are investigating claims that Renovate America HERO loan financing was misrepresented and aggressively sold to homeowners, including the elderly and those who didn’t speak English.

  • Pace Loan

    We are investigating reports of improper lending practices in connection with Property Assessed Clean Energy or “PACE” loans.

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

    We are investigating 403(b) retirement plans that may improperly charge excessive fees for recordkeeping, administrative, and investment services.

  • Subprime Auto ABS Investigation

    We are investigating claims against a number of issuers of subprime auto asset-backed securities (ABS) for potential violations of state and federal securities laws.

  • Universal Life Insurance "Cost of Insurance" Investigation

    We are investigating life insurance company sales practices and administration of universal life insurance policies, which have a guaranteed interest rate.

  • California Insurance Fraud

    We are investigating claims on behalf of victims of insurance company misconduct, including false promises and other misrepresentations made to life, homeowners, and other insurance policyholders.

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