Consumer Protection

Peloton Tread+ Safety Defect Investigation

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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, […]

Consumer Protection

Baby Foods Tainted with Heavy Metals Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating a number of baby food manufacturers following reports that their products are tainted with dangerous amounts of toxic heavy metals, including lead, arsenic, mercury, and cadmium. The companies currently included in this investigation are: Nurture, Inc. (Nurture), which sells Happy Family Organics, including baby food products under the […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Au Pair State Minimum Wage Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating various au pair agencies which may have systematically underpaid their employees. Au pair agencies typically hire overseas individuals aged 18-26 to enter the United States on a temporary visa in order to provide American families with childcare and other household chores. Foreign au pairs are often paid a […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Children’s Online Privacy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating potential infringements of students’ online privacy due to remote learning measures enacted amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. The FTC reminds educators that, while education technology can fill a vital role in facilitating distance learning, many relevant services collect and use students’ personal information. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Entertainment Software Rating Board Deceptive Trade Practices Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Electronic Software Rating Board (ESRB) for deceptive trade practices. The ESRB has rated NBA 2k20 “E for Everyone” despite the game’s use of gambling mechanics, including simulated slot machines, pachinko, and roulette. According to the review board’s criteria, simulated gambling mechanics can be expected in video games […]