Product Defect

Semi-Truck Brake Defect & Fire Hazard Investigation: 2015 – 2020 Kenworth and Peterbilt Semis

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Haldex Group over reports that certain Haldex air brake chambers, installed in an estimated half-million semi-trucks, possess a defect that can cause air loss and vehicle fires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced a probe into the failure of Haldex Gold Seal 30/30 Long Stroke […]

Product Defect

Volkswagen Tiguan, Atlas and Jetta Automatic Braking Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Volkswagen for the manufacture of a defective automatic emergency braking system in certain models of their recent vehicles. Volkswagen has implemented the automatic emergency braking (AEB) system as a protective measure, designed to automatically engage a vehicle’s brakes to avoid obstacles and other vehicles. Instead, drivers contend that […]

Product Defect

Ranitidine Carcinogenic Contaminants Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating manufacturers of the prescription and over-the-counter heartburn medication ranitidine, known by the brand name Zantac. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently requested manufacturers pull the drug from the market, citing an ongoing investigation that found many ranitidine samples contained hazardous levels of the contaminant NDMA, a […]

Consumer Protection

Dietary Supplement Contamination Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating dietary supplement manufacturers for product contamination. Consumers allege supplements, primarily performance enhancers, often arrive on market tainted with unlabeled and potentially dangerous substances. One such substance, Ostarine, belonging to a category of drug compounds called Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs), is illegal to sell for human consumption and […]

Environmental

Ethylene Oxide Emissions Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating chemical plants across the United States that emit ethylene oxide into the air, despite the known public health risks of doing so. Ethylene oxide is commonly used as a sterilizing agent for medical equipment, and as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing. Although long considered hazardous, the Environmental Protection […]