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

Google Children’s Privacy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Google for violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), stemming from the operation of its Google Education platform and related products and services. COPPA restricts websites and online services’ data practices pertaining to children under the age of thirteen. The law requires that online services clearly […]

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 […]

Civil Rights

Nonconsensual Pelvic Exam Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the practice of performing pelvic examinations on anaesthetized patients. Women who were scheduled for a surgical procedure report being informed or otherwise learning —after the anesthetic has worn off—that a pelvic exam had been performed on them. These exams are incredibly intrusive and involve probing the woman’s vagina […]

Medical Malpractice

Nonconsensual Pelvic Exam Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the practice of performing pelvic examinations on anaesthetized patients. Women who were scheduled for a surgical procedure report being informed—after the anesthetic has worn off—that their physician, and the physician’s medical student(s), performed pelvic exams on them. These exams involve the physician’s or the medical student’s probing of […]