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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Baby Foods Tainted with Heavy Metals Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating a number of baby food manufacturers following reports that their products are tainted with dangerous amounts of toxic heavy metals, including lead, arsenic, mercury, and cadmium. The companies currently included in this investigation are: Nurture, Inc. (Nurture), which sells Happy Family Organics, including baby food products under the […]

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iPhone Waterproofing Defect

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating a variety of iPhone models for failing to provide the advertised waterproof protection that Apple advertised for its smartphones. These iPhone models include the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, […]

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Robinhood Market Manipulation Investigation

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UPDATE. February 3, 2021: Class action complaint filed in the Northern District of California. Read it here. Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Robinhood Markets and Interactive Brokers Group Inc. for complaints of market manipulation in regard to shares of GameStop (GME), AMC Entertainment Holdings (AMC), Nokia (NOK), Blackberry (BB), American Airlines Group Inc […]

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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 […]