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

Peloton Tread+ Safety Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Peloton for safety defects in one of its treadmill models, the Peloton Tread+ Treadmill. As of April 17, 2021, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, or CPSC, was aware of 39 incidents involving the treadmill, including a child’s death. The treadmill’s raised design makes it possible for small objects, […]

Consumer Protection

Seresto Pet Collars Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Bayer HealthCare LLC, the manufacturer of the Seresto flea and tick collar, following reports that this product is linked to 1,700 pet deaths, approximately 11,500 moderate and major injuries involving pets, and over 900 incidents in which humans were harmed. The Seresto collar is the top-selling product of […]

Product Defect

BD Alaris System Infusion Pump Recall

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the recent FDA Class I recall of Becton Dickinson Alaris system infusion pumps due to multiple system errors, software errors, and use-related errors. These infusion pumps continuously or intermittently deliver fluids, medications, blood and blood products to adult, pediatric, or neonatal patients in large volumes. The errors experienced […]

Labor Protection

D.C. Paid Sick Leave

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The arrival of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Washington D.C. raises many questions for workers throughout the District, including about taking leave. D.C. workers should know their rights. The District of Columbia Accrued Safe and Sick Leave Act (ASSLA) requires employers to provide D.C. workers paid time off when dealing with medical and other related conditions. […]