Product Defect

2020 Ford Models Defective Backup Camera Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Ford Motor Company over whether their recall of 2020 Ford Edge, Escape, Expedition, Explorer, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, Mustang, Ranger and Transit vans included enough vehicles. In September 2020, Ford recalled 620,246 SUVs, trucks, and vans because of defective backup cameras that would flicker when in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Product Defect

NHT Hoverboard Fire Hazard Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating New High-Tech Enterprise Company (NHT) for fire hazards related to the charging and use of their X1-5 Hoverboards. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has warned the public that the X1-5 Hoverboard’s lithium ion battery is prone to overheating, “posing a fire risk that can lead to […]

Product Defect

iPhone 6s Fire Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the iPhone 6s for fire risks resulting from an overheated battery. A news report out of Victor, NY highlights the latest incident of an iPhone 6s catching fire while in the back pocket of a 13-year old girl. The phone burned a hole through her jeans and inflicted […]

Product Defect

Valsartan Carcinogenic Contaminants Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against certain manufacturers of Valsartan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. The Food and Drug Administration issued a recall of Valsartan because it contained significant levels of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA)—a probable human carcinogen—the long-term exposure of which increases […]