Deceptive Trade Practice

Did Your D.C. Landlord Fail to Tell You About a Problem with Your Rented Property or Charge You an Improper Fee? You May Have a Strong Legal Claim

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Some D.C. landlords are notorious for renting properties that turn out to have serious problems like water damage, mold, and vermin. They also may charge improper fees such as for water when utilities were supposed to be included in the monthly rent amount. If you have experienced this or other misconduct by a landlord, you […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Overheating Google Chromecast Ultra Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Google Chromecast Ultra for reported overheating issues. The Chromecast Ultra is a streaming device capable of video playback up to 4K resolution. It is a required device in order to use Google’s newest game streaming service, Google Stadia. Google’s support website acknowledges that the Chromecast Ultra may […]

Civil Rights

Judge Issues Landmark Opinion in Jail Starvation Class Action. Case Set for Trial.

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On Thursday, November 11, 2019, a class action lawsuit brought by plaintiffs Perry Hill and James Rogers, alleging that the Montgomery County Jail in upstate New York provided inadequate nutritional sustenance to detainees and prisoners, survived Defendant’s motion for summary judgment. Trial is scheduled to begin on February 24, 2020. In her opinion, the Hon. […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade Defective Windshield Investigation

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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 very easily after being hit by small […]

Civil Rights

Active-Shooter School Drills Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating school active-shooter drills that may be inflicting emotional distress to children as young as 11 years old. In response to the rise of school shootings, school officials have hired companies that purport to provide seminars that school officials and law enforcement use to run their own drills. There […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Entertainment Software Rating Board Deceptive Trade Practices Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Electronic Software Rating Board (ESRB) for deceptive trade practices. The ESRB has rated NBA 2k20 “E for Everyone” despite the game’s use of gambling mechanics, including simulated slot machines, pachinko, and roulette. According to the review board’s criteria, simulated gambling mechanics can be expected in video games […]