Product Defect

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 […]

Product Defect

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 […]

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 […]

Consumer Protection

2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade Poor Nighttime Visibility

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade for defectively designed headlights. Telluride and Palisade owners report dangerous nighttime driving conditions caused by black deflectors on the top and bottom of the headlight bulb that restrict forward and peripheral visibility. To remedy the situation, owners have had to […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Essentials for 2020 Election

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) provides consumers with a variety of protections regarding the use of autodialed calls or texts and prerecorded voice calls i.e. “robocalls.” TCPA protections do apply to calls and texts related to a political campaign, and vary based on 1) prior expressed consent, or lack thereof, and 2) the classification […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade Defective Windshield Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2020 Kia Telluride and its sister vehicle, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade, for defective windshields that are easily prone to cracking. Multiple owners on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website and various Kia and Hyundai forums report windshields that crack very easily after being hit by small […]