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 […]

Settlements

Federal Judge Approves Hyundai Class Action Settlement

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On April 20, 2021, Judge Susan D. Wigenton of the federal district for the district of New Jersey granted final approval to a nationwide class settlement brought by Hyundai Elantra owners: Brown v. Hyundai Motor America et al., Case No. 2:18-cv-11249 (D.N.J.). Our firm, Migliaccio & Rathod LLP, and others, represented Hyundai Elantra owners against […]

Consumer Protection

iPhone Waterproofing Defect

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating a variety of iPhone models for failing to provide the advertised waterproof protection that Apple advertised for its smartphones. These iPhone models include the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, […]

Product Defect

2011-2016 Kia Forte LX Engine Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2011-2016 Kia Forte LX models with the 1.8L engine for a potential engine defect that may cause premature engine failure, safety risks due to loss of engine power, and costly repairs. The warning signs of impending engine failure include hearing a knocking noise coming from the engine; […]

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

Harris Jewelry Credit Scheme Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Harris Jewelry (also known as Harris Originals) for deceptively promoting and unlawfully operating a credit service called “the Harris Program.” Harris Jewelry operates stores near military installations and primarily caters to active duty servicemembers, with in-store merchandise matched to the local branch. Harris employees use this merchandise as […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Madison Seating Damaged Items Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Madison Seating for deceptively marketing used and damaged items as “open box” and failing to accommodate dissatisfied customers. Firstly, consumers allege that Madison Seating fails to adequately display discounted items’ status as “open box” when applicable. They allege only small-print displays that customers could easily miss. Moreover, many […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Evalectric Straightening Iron Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Evalectric for selling low-quality hair straightening irons via mall kiosks, and then denying customers a refund. Consumers allege that Evalectric salesmen offer to demonstrate use of the straightening iron at a mall kiosk, often with great results. However, after purchase, customers find the product to bear little resemblance […]