Deceptive Trade Practice

Excessive Overdraft Fees Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating overdraft and improper interest charges by banks and credit card companies on customers’ accounts. Affected customers allege that their banks use a series of techniques that push customer accounts into overdraft, allowing for the charging and collecting of overdraft fees. Deposited checks, for example, may not be processed in […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

500px Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating photo-sharing website, 500px, for failing to protect against a security breach that affected 14.8 million of its users. Following an investigation into a “potential security issue,” the company realized that their systems were breached back in July of 2018—affected users would have created their accounts prior to July […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Are Some Video Game Publishers Exploiting Gamers with Loot Boxes and Other Bad Practices? We Investigate.

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In recent years the video game industry has been monetizing games far beyond the initial purchase price. Payment schemes like downloadable content and season passes allow publishers and developers to add post-release content for their games, sometimes for years. Some increasingly prevalent monetization practices, however, are predatory and unfair. We are interested in hearing from […]

Product Defect

Lenovo X1 Tablet Gen 3 Screen Scratching Defect

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 3rd generation Lenovo X1 Tablet. Lenovo customers report that the coating on the tablet’s screen is prone to scuffing and scratching after limited use, from a few days to a month. The X1 Tablet supports an attachable keyboard and pen input, both of which contribute to the […]

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 […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Total Loss Auto Insurance Payment Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating insurance companies that fail to properly compensate owners whose vehicles are deemed a “total loss” following an accident. When filing a first-party claim through one’s insurance company, the claimant should expect to receive the actual cash value (ACV) or market value of the insured’s vehicle so that it […]