Deceptive Trade Practice

M1 MacBook Screen Crack Investigation

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UPDATE 9/14/2021: Class action complaint filed by Migliaccio & Rathod in the Northern District of California. Read it here. Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Apple over widespread reports that the retina display in their recent line of M1 MacBook laptops is vulnerable to screen cracks during normal usage. Many users allege that they […]

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 […]

Data Breach

ProctorU Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating online exam proctoring platform ProctorU for failure to adequately safeguard user data, resulting in a data breach. ProctorU, whose services monitor online test-takers for behaviors indicative of cheating, became aware of a potential data intrusion on July 27th, 2020, and later confirmed via blog post that their database […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

ASUS Strix Vega 64 VRM Heat Management Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating computer hardware company ASUS for complaints of poor heat management in its Strix Vega 64 graphics card, resulting in endemic overheating. The most common grievance concerns voltage regulator temperatures, which hit upwards of 115°C during standard use. Consumers’ investigations into the issue revealed a stock thermal pad that […]

Product Defect

Victory for Surface Pro 4 Owners!

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**UPDATE** Microsoft Creates A Replacement Program for Surface Pro 4 Owners On May 11, 2018, Microsoft announced a replacement program for owners of the Surface Pro 4 who are affected by the flickering screen issue. This comes as a response to the growing number of Surface Pro 4 owners whose devices failed soon after their […]