Consumer Protection

D.C. Amends Data Breach Notification Law

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In March, the Council of Washington D.C. signed into law the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019. An amendment to D.C.’s existing data breach law, this act broadens consumer protections in the event of a data breach event. For instance, the act expands the definition of “personal information” in relation to the data compromised […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

COVID-19 Price Gouging Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating reports of price gouging throughout the United States amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The Michigan Department of Attorney General recently served a cease-and-desist letter to Menards Inc., owner of more than 300 home improvement stores across 14 states, regarding accusations of price gouging. Investigators claim Menards doubled the prices […]