Product Defect

Razer Blade 15 Overheating Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Razer for complaints of endemic overheating in their Blade 15 laptops which sometimes results in bulging and exploding batteries. These complaints conflict with Razer’s representation of the laptop as a high–performance gaming platform. Consumers contend that the laptops grow hot to the point of discomfort, indicative of long–term […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Fortnite Loot Boxes Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Epic Games, Inc. for perpetuating a scheme to induce players of its video game Fortnite: Save the World, who are largely minors, to spend inordinate amounts of money on in-game “loot boxes,” stylistically represented as llama piñatas that players break open. In industry jargon, a loot box is […]

Consumer Protection

Samsung Note 4 Arbitration How-To

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Has your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 displayed the “mmc_read failed” message after receiving a software update from Samsung? Italian authorities held Samsung accountable over this very issue, issuing a $5 million euro fine to the technology giant, finding that Samsung had failed to tell its customers of the effect that a software update would have […]

Data Breach

Ledger Cryptocurrency Wallet Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Ledger SAS, a hardware cryptocurrency wallet maker, for failure to adequately safeguard consumer information, resulting in a data breach. Initially reported in July, the data breach involved the exposure of the more than one million email addresses subscribed to Ledger’s newsletter, as well as more detailed contact information […]

Settlements

Final Approval Granted on $100,000 Seven Point Energy Settlement

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On September 2, 2020, the Hon. Marilyn J. Horan granted final approval of a $100,0000 wage theft class action settlement in Crigler v. Seven Point Energy Services, Inc., Case No. 2:19-cv-00604-MJH (W.D.Pa.). The case involved allegations that Seven Point Energy (the defendant) failed to properly pay William Crigler (the plaintiff) and other hourly oil and […]