A class action lawsuit is a civil suit that is brought by a plaintiff, like a consumer or worker, to seek justice for themselves and a group of others who have suffered common injuries. These shared harms result from the misconduct of a defendant, like a corporation or employer. In our decades of practice at Migliaccio & Rathod LLP, we have prosecuted a number of noteworthy cases in DC and nationwide that resulted in class action settlements and jury verdicts. Our successful cases span many practice areas including wage and hour violations, civil rights lawsuits, defective products, unfair and deceptive practices, and more, where our firm was able to step forward for a plaintiff and successfully vindicate the rights of others. Our law firm’s national experience and expertise in fighting for David against Goliath make us your best choice.
Unfair and deceptive trade practices: Consumers deserve better than bait and switch schemes, false advertising, and other fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair practices by corporations. Through consumer protection class action lawsuits, we have put an end to corporate misconduct in certain cases and helped people get back money they lost to fraud. Let us put our resources to work to do the same for you in DC or beyond. Consumer Lawsuits & Protection Litigation
Security and data breach: In today’s day and age, keeping your personal data and private information safe and secure has never been more important. Our firm has filed data breach class action lawsuits throughout the country, which have resulted in improved data privacy practices by companies and favorable class action settlements for our clients. Security Breach Lawsuit
Wage and hour violations: Otherwise known as wage theft, these violations occur when an employer wrongfully takes money and time that belongs to an employee. The violations include unpaid wages including unpaid overtime, working off the clock, minimum wage violations, or employee misclassification, to name a few. Our employment lawsuits have led to jury verdicts and class action settlements in DC and across the country. Wage Lawsuits
Polluting the environment: Corporations have a responsibility to prevent toxins and other pollutants from impacting the environment, not just to keep the planet healthy but also to keep individuals and other businesses safe. When corporations dump pollutants or fail to prevent an accident, it can have drastic, negative effects for a community. If pollutants harm your quality of life, reduce your home value, or even cause injury or illness, a class action lawsuit is the best way to seek justice for environmental harm. Environmental Lawsuits
Civil rights violations: From unreasonable search and seizures to cruel and unusual punishment, your civil rights can be violated in several ways. We’ve handled many different civil rights lawsuits and have successfully fought for clients who were subject to unconstitutional policies. The results speak for themselves as we have secured several meaningful civil rights class action settlements Civil Rights Court Cases
Defective products: Products should always be safe for consumers, but sometimes they aren’t, and companies too often refuse to admit fault and make things right. If a product you purchased had a defect, performed poorly, or caused harm, you should turn to our expertise, which have resulted in class action settlements and verdicts. Product Liability Lawsuits
Lemon law auto defects: Auto manufacturers have a responsibility to make vehicles that protect occupants. Whenever you get behind the wheel, you’re putting trust in the manufacturer that everything will work as it should. But design flaws, defects, and part recalls can happen and range from simply bringing down the value of a vehicle to being seriously life-threatening. Regardless, consumers can benefit from a class action lawsuit at Migliaccio & Rathod LLP. Automotive Legal Advice
Technology litigation: Many of us rely on technology in almost every aspect of our lives, so we expect these devices to work properly. Unfortunately, many issues can arise with both hardware and software that make a device defective, unusable, or even unsafe. Unfortunately, these are things we’re all too familiar with and a class action lawsuit can be the best way to seek justice for tech-related issues. Technology Litigation
Whether it is through civil rights lawsuits or defective product class actions, we are proud to say that our representation has led to class action settlements in DC and across the country, providing meaningful relief to many. From civil rights lawsuits to keeping our environment safe, Migliaccio & Rathod LLP has helped those who may otherwise have never gotten any. Contact us today to learn more about how we can provide this relief for you!