Consumer Protection

2020 Toyota RAV4 Battery Drain Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Toyota for battery drain issues in the 2020 Toyota RAV4. Owners report the vehicle’s battery rapidly drains while the vehicle is off, in as little as 14 hours. Some RAV4 owners have found their batteries depleted after a few days without use and needed jump cables to start […]

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Investigation of Credit Acceptance Corporation (CAC) Predatory Subprime Auto Loans

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating potential claims of predatory subprime auto lending by the Credit Acceptance Corporation (CAC) across the United States. The Massachusetts Attorney General (AG) recently sued and settled a case against CAC regarding their alleged unfair practices in relation to these subprime auto loans. Specifically, CAC is said to have offered […]

Consumer Protection

Nissan Radar Sensor Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating various Nissan models between model years 2018 and 2020, for faulty radar sensors that deactivate themselves. Nissan owners report receiving “Front radar unavailable due to obstruction” messages on their dashboard, even though the radar sensor is clear of obstruction or debris. Nissan’s radar sensors aid their vehicles’ various […]

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Honda Radar Sensor Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating various Honda models between model years 2018 and 2020, for faulty radar sensors that deactivate the vehicle’s safety systems. Honda owners report sudden deactivation of their collision mitigation braking system. Honda’s safety suite, named Honda Sense, aids their vehicles’ various safety features, including radar-adaptive cruise control, lane keep […]

Consumer Protection

Toyota Radar Sensor Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating various Toyota models between model years 2018 and 2020, for faulty radar sensors that deactivate themselves. Toyota’s radar sensors aid their vehicles’ various safety features, including radar-adaptive cruise control and pre-collision system that can automatically apply the car’s brakes to avoid a crash. Toyota has issued a voluntary […]

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 […]