Wage Theft

Mastro’s Owes Servers Pay, Federal Class Action Alleges

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP currently represents a former Mastro’s server in a federal court lawsuit that alleges Mastro’s forced servers to pay into an illegal tip-pooling arrangement. The lawsuit alleges that Mastro’s required servers to place close to half of their tips into a “tip pool” that was shared with other employees who did not […]

Product Defect

Polaris ATVs and UTVs Fire Risk Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating potential fire and burn hazards associated with Polaris All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTVs). Polaris, a company that specializes in recreational vehicles, was ordered by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to issue four recalls in 2017 for fire risks related to a misfiring engine, detaching heat […]

Environmental

Buzzard Point Pollution Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating potential legal claims arising from air pollution in the Buzzard Point neighborhood in Southwest Washington D.C. Residents have complained that dust pollution in the area has caused, and aggravated, respiratory health problems as well as compromised the use and enjoyment of their property. Rapid construction efforts in connection with […]

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 […]

Wage Theft

Assistant Manager Misclassification Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating employers who classify assistant managers as exempt from overtime laws when the assistant managers primarily perform duties similar to those of hourly employees. To save money, employers will sometimes label employees as “managers,” pay them a salary and make them work long hours, without overtime pay. Just because a […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Improper Coinbase Fees Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating potential claims of improper fees incurred by Coinbase users. Customers of the cryptocurrency website report unexpected fees from banks in the form of credit purchases that were processed as cash advances, and thus accumulated immediate interest, and debit fees that were classified as non-ATM cash fees. Additionally, Coinbase […]