Product Defect

Volkswagen Atlas and Audi Fuel Leak Investigation 

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Volkswagen for their 2018- 2020 Atlas SUVs and Audi for their 2013-2016 Audi A8, S6, S7, S8, and RS7 vehicles over allegations of unregulated fuel leakage out of or near the area of the fuel injectors. These suspected defective fuel injectors increase the risk of fire more than […]

Product Defect

Tesla Touch Screen Failure Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Tesla, Inc. over reports that the large touch screens prominently featured in their vehicles’ design and functionality may be prone to premature failure. Touch screen failure means the loss of rearview camera functionality, thus reducing visibility. Other features that require touch screen functionality include navigation, infotainment, and web […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

2019-2021 Kia Forte, 2020-2021 Kia Soul, and 2021 Kia Seltos Defective Transmission Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2019-2021 Kia Forte, 2020-2021 Kia Soul, and the 2021 Kia Seltos for defective transmissions. Owners report a variety of issues including: erratic tachometer readings; sudden loss of power; inability to shift gears; and inability to accelerate. Cars with as little as 1200 miles have needed replacing of […]

Consumer Protection

2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade Poor Nighttime Visibility

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade for defectively designed headlights. Telluride and Palisade owners report dangerous nighttime driving conditions caused by black deflectors on the top and bottom of the headlight bulb that restrict forward and peripheral visibility. To remedy the situation, owners have had to […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

2020 Kia Telluride and 2020-2021 Hyundai Palisade Defective Windshield Investigation

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UPDATE: AMENDED COMPLAINT FILED View complaint here. Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2020 Kia Telluride and its sister vehicle, the 2020 Hyundai Palisade, for defective windshields that are easily prone to cracking. Multiple owners on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website and various Kia and Hyundai forums report windshields that crack […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Ford “Coastdown Cheating” MPG Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Ford vehicles, including the 2018 Ford Ranger and 2018-2019 F-150 series trucks, for reporting inaccurate fuel economy numbers that were the result of improper coastdown testing. The purpose of coastdown testing is to determine a vehicle’s rolling resistance and drag. Those figures are then applied on the vehicle […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Ford Overstated Fuel Economy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating 2017-2019 Ford models, including the 2017 Ford Expedition, for advertising inflated fuel economy numbers. On February 21, 2019 Ford disclosed internal concerns about its emission certification process, in effect stating the possible need to restructure their fuel economy and emissions compliance process to ensure the accurate reporting of […]

Product Defect

2017-2019 Subaru Forester and Subaru Outback Windshield Defect Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating dozens of reports from 2017-2019 Subaru Outback and Forester owners that state the windshields in their vehicles are prone to cracking for little to no cause. Complaints filed in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) website establish common trends experienced by Forester and Outback owners: some recall […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Power Steering Defect Investigation

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UPDATE: Amended Complaint Filed in the Eastern District of Michigan. View Here. Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating General Motors over whether their recall of 2015-2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks included enough vehicles. In 2016, GM recalled roughly 3,000 trucks over a power steering failure that made turning the vehicle’s wheels difficult. […]