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 […]

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

Victory for Surface Pro 4 Owners!

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**UPDATE** Microsoft Creates A Replacement Program for Surface Pro 4 Owners On May 11, 2018, Microsoft announced a replacement program for owners of the Surface Pro 4 who are affected by the flickering screen issue. This comes as a response to the growing number of Surface Pro 4 owners whose devices failed soon after their […]

Product Defect

Apple Laptop Keyboard Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating allegations of potentially costly premature keyboard failures in Apple MacBook and MacBook Pro 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 the overall thickness of its laptops. But consumers report […]