Product Defect

Chrysler’s Defective Tire Pressure Monitoring System

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is pleased to report that judgment has been entered against Chrysler in a case alleging that it knowingly sold vehicles with defective tire pressure monitoring systems (“TPMS”) on its minivan vehicles. Plaintiff alleged that the defective TPMS valve stems and nuts could lead to sudden and rapid tire deflation and consequent […]

Labor Protection

D.C. Worker Misclassification Investigation

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Does Your Employer Call You an “Independent Contractor” and Not Give You Overtime, Minimum Wage, and Paid Sick Leave? You May Be Misclassified and Owed a Lot of Money Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating reports of widespread worker misclassification in the District of Columbia. A form of wage theft, worker misclassification occurs when […]

Product Defect

2020 Ford Models Defective Backup Camera Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Ford Motor Company over whether their recall of 2020 Ford Edge, Escape, Expedition, Explorer, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, Mustang, Ranger and Transit vans included enough vehicles. In September 2020, Ford recalled 620,246 SUVs, trucks, and vans because of defective backup cameras that would flicker when in […]

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Transamerica Retirement Solutions, LLC Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating Transamerica Retirement Solutions, LLC (“Transamerica”) for their failure to safeguard client information from a series of data breaches in 2017 and 2021. Transamerica manages 401k retirement plans for employers across the country and reported that both between January and August of 2017 and in early June 2021, unauthorized users […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

M1 MacBook Screen Crack Investigation

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UPDATE 9/14/2021: Class action complaint filed by Migliaccio & Rathod in the Northern District of California. Read it here. Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Apple over widespread reports that the retina display in their recent line of M1 MacBook laptops is vulnerable to screen cracks during normal usage. Many users allege that they […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Investigation of OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro Performance Throttling

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating OnePlus phones for complaints about an overheating defect as well as the company’s attempted “fix”: a software update that throttled app performance. Upon release, these phones experienced sporadic deactivation from a software defect which caused overheating and reduced battery life. Consumers report that the defect did or does […]

Consumer Protection

NHTSA Whistleblower Program

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is ramping up their encouragement of whistleblowing for employees of automakers. Under 2015 legislation aimed at protecting whistleblowers and making reporting more appealing, NHTSA originally began publicizing this guidance. NHTSA is hoping to help insiders of the auto industry share, in many cases anonymously, “information relating to a […]

Consumer Protection

Safe Catch Canned Tuna False Advertising Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Safe Catch after the National Advertising Division (NAD), a unit of BBB National Programs, investigated and found some false and misleading claims in the marketing of their canned tuna products. Specifically, the NAD recommended that Safe Catch discontinue or modify each of the following fully or partially unsupported […]

Product Defect

Semi-Truck Brake Defect & Fire Hazard Investigation: 2015 – 2020 Kenworth and Peterbilt Semis

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Haldex Group over reports that certain Haldex air brake chambers, installed in an estimated half-million semi-trucks, possess a defect that can cause air loss and vehicle fires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced a probe into the failure of Haldex Gold Seal 30/30 Long Stroke […]