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

Medical Spa False Advertising Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating false advertising claims made by the medical spa industry. Offering traditional esthetic services, such as manicures and hairstyling, the medspa industry has waded into a regulatory gray area by also providing arguably medical services for aesthetic purposes that they may not be qualified to offer, due to the […]

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

Kimpton Amenity Fee / Resort Fee Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP along with Lauren Wolfe, Esq. are currently investigating Kimpton Hotels for use of hotel resort fees and amenity fees. All three Kimpton hotels in Washington, DC charge amenity fees. Amenity fees are mandatory fees that are separated out from the advertised price to make the hotel appear less expensive than it […]

Consumer Protection

Efficacy of Ionic Air Purifiers Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating various air purifiers for their use of ionization technologies newly brought into question by researchers. Ionization technology in air purifiers is the process of electrically charging air pollutant particles so that they settle out of the air more quickly. According to a new study by researchers at Illinois […]

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‚Äôs original formulation had undergone extensive studies and was established as a “medical food” for dietary management of gastrointestinal issues, such as ulcerative colitis and […]

False Advertising

Have You Been a Victim of CBD Fraud?

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating potential cases involving CBD fraud. The legalization of marijuana in certain states, combined with research that has revealed the medicinal benefits of CBD, has led to a boom in the market, a “green rush,” as companies try to get a piece of this new and lucrative pie. However, […]