Consumer Protection

2019 Honda CR-V Oil Dilution Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2019 Honda CR-V for exhibiting oil dilution issues. Particularly, owners report that gasoline mixes with engine oil, raising the vehicle’s oil level and lowering its lubricating function. Owners report that, despite receiving a software update designed to address the issue, oil dilution persists. For some, the cabin […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

500px Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating photo-sharing website, 500px, for failing to protect against a security breach that affected 14.8 million of its users. Following an investigation into a “potential security issue,” the company realized that their systems were breached back in July of 2018—affected users would have created their accounts prior to July […]

Product Defect

2012-2016 Kia Soul Class Action Investigation

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Kia Soul Class Action Investigation Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating potential claims arising from headlight failures on 2012-2016 Kia Soul models.  Drivers report headlights that flicker and fail, either when moving or when stationary, on the road and on the highway. Possible reasons for the headlight failures include overheated wiring and a faulty connection […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Resort Fees Class Action Investigation

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Resort Fees Investigation Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating claims by consumers who were unaware of hotel resort fees when making their online reservation. Resort fees, which cover the cost of hotel facilities and services, are sometimes charged apart from a room’s total price and can be poorly disclosed, appearing either on the reservation’s fine […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

“Negative-Option” Class Action Investigation

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“Negative-Option” Investigation Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating claims by online consumers who are unwittingly charged for products or subscription services through a “negative option” feature, in violation of the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (ROSCA). The negative option is a marketing term that automatically changes your free trial into a paid subscription. Consumer are […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Solar Panel Renewable Energy Certificate Class Action Investigation

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Solar Panel Renewable Energy Certificate Investigation Migliaccio and Rathod LLP is investigating claims that involve consumers who leased solar panels through a power purchase agreement. Many consumers choose to purchase or lease solar panels with the goal of being more environmentally friendly. In many states, using rooftop solar panels will earn the user a Renewable […]

False Advertising

Topical Steroid Addiction and Withdrawal Investigation

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UPDATE (9/5/2019): This investigation is closed and we are not pursuing any action on this matter. Topical Steroid Addiction and Topical Steroid Withdrawal Investigation Topical steroids are typically prescribed by doctors to treat skin inflammation from diseases like atopic dermatitis (eczema) and other diseases involving the inflammation of the skin. If used for too long, […]