Consumer Protection

NHTSA Whistleblower Program

Posted on

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 […]

Product Defect

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

Posted on

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 […]

Consumer Protection

Investigation of My Book Live Drive Deletions

Posted on

Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Western Digital for their failure to protect user data saved on My Book Live hard drives. Their system fell victim to a third party hacker who, for many consumers, has remotely factory reset their device. Impacted consumers report that they lost all data on the My Book Lives […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Samsung Chromebook Plus Hinge Defect

Posted on

Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Samsung over reports that their 2-in-1 Chromebook Plus device suffers from a common hinge defect that causes damage to the device when opened, oftentimes shattering the screen and rendering the device unusable. Affected consumers claim that after around one year of use, one or both hinges will lock […]

Product Defect

Porsche Taycan Sudden Power Loss Investigation

Posted on

Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Porsche over reports that their 2020-2021 Taycan model vehicles are prone to sudden and total loss of power while in use. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced a probe into the potential defect, citing numerous complaints received from owners of the luxury electric sedan. The […]

Consumer Protection

Peloton Tread+ Safety Defect Investigation

Posted on

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 

Posted on

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

Posted on

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 […]