Consumer Protection

Frank Ocean Storefront blonded.co Fraud

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Frank Ocean-owned online store, blonded.co, for repeatedly failing to fulfill customer orders. Shoppers have been waiting months for their orders, which include clothing items and vinyl records, and have received little communication from the storefront. Comments on a subreddit post dedicated to the issue indicate that some have […]

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Harris Jewelry Credit Scheme Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Harris Jewelry (also known as Harris Originals) for deceptively promoting and unlawfully operating a credit service called “the Harris Program.” Harris Jewelry operates stores near military installations and primarily caters to active duty servicemembers, with in-store merchandise matched to the local branch. Harris employees use this merchandise as […]

Consumer Protection

D.C. Amends Data Breach Notification Law

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In March, the Council of Washington D.C. signed into law the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019. An amendment to D.C.’s existing data breach law, this act broadens consumer protections in the event of a data breach event. For instance, the act expands the definition of “personal information” in relation to the data compromised […]

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2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade Poor Nighttime Visibility

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade for defectively designed headlights. Telluride and Palisade owners report dangerous nighttime driving conditions caused by black deflectors on the top and bottom of the headlight bulb that restrict forward and peripheral visibility. To remedy the situation, owners have had to […]

Consumer Protection

Savage x Fenty Deceptive Marketing Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Savage x Fenty for its use of deceptive marketing techniques that includes negative-option offers. When terms and conditions are made clear to the consumer, they could find themselves renewing products they otherwise thought were free to try, without opting into a subscription. The negative-option model sees consumers taking […]

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MGM Resorts Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating a data breach that affected approximately 10.7 million hotel guests. MGM realized a breach had occurred when it discovered unauthorized access to a cloud server. Affected guest information includes full names, phone numbers, addresses, emails, and dates of birth. Though the breach occurred last Summer 2018, accessed information […]

Consumer Protection

Are You a D.C. Tenant with Ongoing Bed Bug or Roach Issues? We May Be Able to Help.

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating complaints from D.C. renters concerning bed bugs, roaches, pests, and basic habitability issues. There are several reports from tenants across several property management companies in the District, including UIP Property Management, the BARAC Company, and Borger Management (Cambridge Apartments and others) (for example, see here: https://tinyurl.com/wrq6kkb). For years now, […]

Consumer Protection

Pharmacy Chain Prescription Error

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating pharmacy chains such as CVS Health and Walgreens Co. for endangerment of patient safety due to systemic understaffing and unreasonable performance metrics. Pharmacy chains dispense approximately 70% of prescriptions nationwide, with billions filled each year. Yet overworked pharmacists fear their chaotic work conditions expose patients to the possibility […]