Consumer Protection

Kimpton Amenity Fee / Resort Fee Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP along with Lauren Wolfe, Esq. are currently investigating Kimpton Hotels for use of hotel resort fees and amenity fees. All three Kimpton hotels in Washington, DC charge amenity fees. Amenity fees are mandatory fees that are separated out from the advertised price to make the hotel appear less expensive than it […]

Consumer Protection

Peloton Tread+ Safety Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Peloton for safety defects in one of its treadmill models, the Peloton Tread+ Treadmill. As of April 17, 2021, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, was aware of 39 incidents involving the treadmill, including a child’s death. The treadmill’s raised design makes it possible for small objects, […]

Product Defect

Volkswagen Atlas and Audi Fuel Leak Investigation 

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Volkswagen for their 2018- 2020 Atlas SUVs and Audi for their 2013-2016 Audi A8, S6, S7, S8, and RS7 vehicles over allegations of unregulated fuel leakage out of or near the area of the fuel injectors. These suspected defective fuel injectors increase the risk of fire more than […]

Product Defect

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Overheating Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 equipped with Intel or AMD processors for overheating, excessive fan noise, and reduced battery life. Owners report that the laptop, marketed as capable of handling anything from casual to business tasks, activates its fan to full speed under moderate, even light, loads. The […]

Consumer Protection

Efficacy of Ionic Air Purifiers Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating various air purifiers for their use of ionization technologies newly brought into question by researchers. Ionization technology in air purifiers is the process of electrically charging air pollutant particles so that they settle out of the air more quickly. According to a new study by researchers at Illinois […]

Consumer Protection

Seresto Pet Collars Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Bayer HealthCare LLC, the manufacturer of the Seresto flea and tick collar, following reports that this product is linked to 1,700 pet deaths, approximately 11,500 moderate and major injuries involving pets, and over 900 incidents in which humans were harmed. The Seresto collar is the top-selling product of […]

Environmental

Investigation of Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s St. Paul Park Oil Refinery in Minnesota

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s St. Paul Park Oil Refinery in St. Paul Park, Minnesota for its pollution and contamination of the surrounding area in which citizens are subjected to the refinery’s emissions. The St. Paul Park Oil Refinery processes crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota as well […]