Deceptive Trade Practice

M1 MacBook Screen Crack Investigation

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UPDATE 9/14/2021: Class action complaint filed by Migliaccio & Rathod in the Northern District of California. Read it here. Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Apple over widespread reports that the retina display in their recent line of M1 MacBook laptops is vulnerable to screen cracks during normal usage. Many users allege that they […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Samsung Chromebook Plus Hinge Defect

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Samsung over reports that their 2-in-1 Chromebook Plus device suffers from a common hinge defect that causes damage to the device when opened, oftentimes shattering the screen and rendering the device unusable. Affected consumers claim that after around one year of use, one or both hinges will lock […]

Product Defect

Volkswagen Golf GTI Coolant Leak Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Volkswagen of America for a coolant leak defect in their 2015-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vehicles with the EA888 Rev3 engine. Golf GTI owners report that coolant will seep out of a weep hole on the underside of the thermostat housing, often at such a slow pace that they […]

Consumer Protection

Investigation into EJF Real Estate Services’ Failure to Respond to Tenant Maintenance Requests

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating reports that EJF Real Estate Services fails to make timely emergency repairs and other maintenance requests for its renters in D.C. properties. EJF Real Estate Services advertises “Comprehensive and Responsive Customer Service” and “24/7 Emergency Maintenance Service,” but there are several reports by tenants that note serious difficulties getting […]

Product Defect

MacBook Pro Defective Display Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating 2016-Present MacBook Pro models with the touchbar for defective screens that display a “stage lighting” effect. Owners have contended that the problem is caused by premature wear and tear on the computer’s ribbon cables that connect the display to a display controller board. Because the cables are part […]

Product Defect

Apple Laptop Keyboard Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating allegations of potentially costly premature keyboard failures in 2015-2017 Apple MacBook, 2016-2019 MacBook Pro (excluding the 16-inch model), and 2018-2019 MacBook Air laptops. In 2015, Apple released a new laptop keyboard design. Using butterfly switches instead of traditional scissor switches, the new design was thinner, allowing Apple to reduce […]