Product Defect

Volkswagen Tiguan, Atlas and Jetta Automatic Braking Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating Volkswagen for the manufacture of a defective automatic emergency braking system in certain models of their recent vehicles. Volkswagen has implemented the automatic emergency braking (AEB) system as a protective measure, designed to automatically engage a vehicle’s brakes to avoid obstacles and other vehicles. Instead, drivers contend that the […]

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2019 Honda Passport, 2019-2020 Pilot, 2019-2020 Odyssey Defective Dashboard Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2019 Honda Passport, 2019-2020 Honda Pilot, and 2019-2020 Honda Odyssey for a defective infotainment screen and dashboard that blacks out the vehicle’s radio along with the vehicle’s instrument cluster. Pilot owners report that the dashboard and infotainment screen may become non-functional while driving, leading to a lack […]

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Metformin Carcinogenic Contaminants Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating manufacturers of the widely used diabetes drug metformin, known by the common brand names Glucofage, Riomet, and Glumetza, for product contamination. Online pharmacy Valisure tested various metformin batches for impurities containing N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA, a probable human carcinogen, and found sixteen contaminated batches. One batch contained sixteen times […]

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Ranitidine Carcinogenic Contaminants Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating manufacturers of the prescription and over-the-counter heartburn medication ranitidine, known by the brand name Zantac. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently requested manufacturers pull the drug from the market, citing an ongoing investigation that found many ranitidine samples contained hazardous levels of the contaminant NDMA, a […]

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2020 Ford Explorer Transmission Oil Cooler Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2020 Ford Explorer for defects related to the transmission oil cooler. The transmission oil cooler is prone to breaking, leading to problems with the powertrain. Failure of the transmission oil cooler is potentially attributable to a defective weld in the transmission cooler assembly. Explorer owners report loss […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

ASUS Strix Vega 64 VRM Heat Management Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating computer hardware company ASUS for complaints of poor heat management in its Strix Vega 64 graphics card, resulting in endemic overheating. The most common grievance concerns voltage regulator temperatures, which hit upwards of 115°C during standard use. Consumers’ investigations into the issue revealed a stock thermal pad that […]

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2019-2020 Jeep Wrangler and 2020 Jeep Gladiator Steering Issues

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2019-2020 Jeep Wrangler and 2020 Jeep Gladiator for steering issues. Owners report that the vehicle’s steering suffers from multiple safety issues, including significant dead zones in the steering wheel, where the vehicle won’t respond to driver input until the steering wheel is turned a significant amount; and […]

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BD Alaris System Infusion Pump Recall

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the recent FDA Class I recall of Becton Dickinson Alaris system infusion pumps due to multiple system errors, software errors, and use-related errors. These infusion pumps continuously or intermittently deliver fluids, medications, blood and blood products to adult, pediatric, or neonatal patients in large volumes. The errors experienced […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

2019 Kia Forte and 2020 Kia Soul Defective Transmission Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2019 Kia Forte and 2020 Kia Soul for defective transmissions. Owners report a variety of issues including: erratic tachometer readings; sudden loss of power; inability to shift gears; and inability to accelerate. Cars with as little as 1200 miles have needed replacing of the vehicle’s Intelligent Variable […]