Consumer Protection

Investigation of My Book Live Drive Deletions

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Western Digital for their failure to protect user data saved on My Book Live hard drives. Their system fell victim to a third party hacker who, for many consumers, has remotely factory reset their device. Impacted consumers report that they lost all data on the My Book Lives […]

Settlements

Federal Judge Approves Hyundai Class Action Settlement

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On April 20, 2021, Judge Susan D. Wigenton of the federal district for the district of New Jersey granted final approval to a nationwide class settlement brought by Hyundai Elantra owners: Brown v. Hyundai Motor America et al., Case No. 2:18-cv-11249 (D.N.J.). Our firm, Migliaccio & Rathod LLP, and others, represented Hyundai Elantra owners against […]

Product Defect

Volkswagen Atlas and Audi Fuel Leak Investigation 

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Volkswagen for their 2018- 2020 Atlas SUVs and Audi for their 2013-2016 Audi A8, S6, S7, S8, and RS7 vehicles over allegations of unregulated fuel leakage out of or near the area of the fuel injectors. These suspected defective fuel injectors increase the risk of fire more than […]

Environmental

Investigation of Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s St. Paul Park Oil Refinery in Minnesota

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s St. Paul Park Oil Refinery in St. Paul Park, Minnesota for its pollution and contamination of the surrounding area in which citizens are subjected to the refinery’s emissions. The St. Paul Park Oil Refinery processes crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota as well […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Acer Predator Helios Overheating Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Acer for complaints of endemic overheating in their Predator Helios 300 gaming laptops, causing significant disruption to gameplay. These complaints conflict with Acer’s representation of the Predator Helios 300 as a speedy and effective gaming platform. Consumers contend that the laptops experience thermal throttling during normal game play […]

Consumer Protection

Injectafer Dangerous Side Effects Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the pharmaceutical manufacturers of the widely used iron-deficiency anemia drug, Injectafer. Injectafer has been used to rapidly correct anemia, however conclusive to various recent clinical trials, it has been directly linked to Severe Hypophosphatemia as well as weakened bone density. Hypophosphatemia is a dangerous, potentially fatal, phosphorous deficiency […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Investigation of Failure to Reimburse Expenses for Delivery Drivers

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating various employers of delivery drivers particularly for pizza delivery, but also of other food and material goods for failure to reimburse their drivers’ expenses associated with use of personal vehicles. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) employers must reimburse their drivers for expenses incurred by use of […]

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 […]