Consumer Protection

Safe Catch Canned Tuna False Advertising Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Safe Catch after the National Advertising Division (NAD), a unit of BBB National Programs, investigated and found some false and misleading claims in the marketing of their canned tuna products. Specifically, the NAD recommended that Safe Catch discontinue or modify each of the following fully or partially unsupported […]

Consumer Protection

Investigation of Nationwide Equities’ False and Misleading Advertising

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Nationwide Equities Corporation for false representations made in promotional materials for their reverse mortgage loan offerings. Nationwide Equities has been accused of misrepresenting, specifically, the costs of its reverse mortgages, the tax implications of the offerings, and potential savings for consumers. Moreover, they represented to consumers that they […]

Consumer Protection

Savage x Fenty Deceptive Marketing Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Savage x Fenty for its use of deceptive marketing techniques that includes negative-option offers. When terms and conditions are made clear to the consumer, they could find themselves renewing products they otherwise thought were free to try, without opting into a subscription. The negative-option model sees consumers taking […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Have You Purchased a Falsely Advertised Probiotic?

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In November of 2018, a federal jury unanimously found that VSL Pharmaceuticals falsely advertised and marketed VSL#3, a probiotic formula that was originally created by Professor Claudio De Simone. Dr. De Simone’s original formulation had undergone extensive studies and was established as a “medical food” for dietary management of gastrointestinal issues, such as ulcerative colitis and […]