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 […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Madison Seating Damaged Items Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Madison Seating for deceptively marketing used and damaged items as “open box” and failing to accommodate dissatisfied customers. Firstly, consumers allege that Madison Seating fails to adequately display discounted items’ status as “open box” when applicable. They allege only small-print displays that customers could easily miss. Moreover, many […]

Consumer Protection

Dietary Supplement Contamination Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating dietary supplement manufacturers for product contamination. Consumers allege supplements, primarily performance enhancers, often arrive on market tainted with unlabeled and potentially dangerous substances. One such substance, Ostarine, belonging to a category of drug compounds called Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs), is illegal to sell for human consumption and […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Branch-Chained Amino Acids including Xtend Energy Deceptive Marketing Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) protein powder products for deceptive marketing. Several of these products, including Xtend Energy, prominently display on the product’s label a representation of 0 calories per serving. Independent testing has revealed that at last one such BCAA product actually contains 366 calories per 100 grams. […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

“Eco-Friendly” Yoga Mats Deceptive Trade Practices Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating yoga mats which are deceptively marketed as being made of ‘eco-friendly’ materials. Laboratory testing by the Ecology Center found the following differences between what a yoga mat was purportedly made of and its actual material makeup: Yoga mats made out of polymer environment resin, labeled PER, were made […]

False Advertising

Have You Been a Victim of CBD Fraud?

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating potential cases involving CBD fraud. The legalization of marijuana in certain states, combined with research that has revealed the medicinal benefits of CBD, has led to a boom in the market, a “green rush,” as companies try to get a piece of this new and lucrative pie. However, […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Teens and Parents Sue JUUL

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Teens got addicted. Now they are looking for Juul to change its ways and pay damages. The Food and Drug Administration has acknowledged that there is an e-cigarette epidemic upon us. More and more teens are addicted to vaping devices, including most prominently the Juul e-cigarette. This is a small, discrete e-cigarette that looks like […]