Consumer Protection

Savage x Fenty Deceptive Marketing Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Savage x Fenty for its use of deceptive marketing techniques that includes negative-option offers. When terms and conditions are made clear to the consumer, they could find themselves renewing products they otherwise thought were free to try, without opting into a subscription. The negative-option model sees consumers taking […]

Consumer Protection

MGM Resorts Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating a data breach that affected approximately 10.7 million hotel guests. MGM realized a breach had occurred when it discovered unauthorized access to a cloud server. Affected guest information includes full names, phone numbers, addresses, emails, and dates of birth. Though the breach occurred last Summer 2018, accessed information […]

Labor Protection

Fast Food Child Labor Violations Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating fast food chains for working minors long and late hours, in violation of child labor laws. An investigation by the Massachusetts state attorney general found Wendy’s restaurants in the state to have committed over 2,100 child labor laws including: 1) minors working later than the law allows; and […]

Consumer Protection

Rutter’s Convenience Store Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Rutter’s chain of convenience stores for failing to safeguard customer data. Malware was used to break into the payment system used in the stores and on gas pumps. Customers’ cardholder names, card numbers, expiration dates, and verification codes, for those credit cards used without the security chip, […]

Consumer Protection

Are You a D.C. Tenant with Ongoing Bed Bug or Roach Issues? We May Be Able to Help.

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Migliaccio & Rathod is currently investigating complaints from D.C. renters concerning bed bugs, roaches, pests, and basic habitability issues. There are several reports from tenants across several property management companies in the District, including UIP Property Management, the BARAC Company, and Borger Management (Cambridge Apartments and others) (for example, see here: https://tinyurl.com/wrq6kkb). For years now, […]

Consumer Protection

Pharmacy Chain Prescription Error

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating pharmacy chains such as CVS Health and Walgreens Co. for endangerment of patient safety due to systemic understaffing and unreasonable performance metrics. Pharmacy chains dispense approximately 70% of prescriptions nationwide, with billions filled each year. Yet overworked pharmacists fear their chaotic work conditions expose patients to the possibility […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Falsely Certified Brazilian Plywood for Hurricane Preparation Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating plywood sourced from Brazilian suppliers that were falsely certified as structurally sound. This has posed big problems particularly in Southeastern states like Florida where, in response to hurricane conditions, some local governments have required installation of structurally sound plywood that is “PS-109 compliant.” Plywood that meets the PS […]

Data Breach

Cathay Pacific Data Breach Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Cathay Pacific’s alleged failure to protect sensitive customer data in the worst ever airline data hack. Affected are roughly 9.4 million Cathay Pacific customers whose passport information, including identity card numbers, names, dates of birth, postal addresses, and historical travel information may all have been compromised. Passwords, the […]

Consumer Protection

Are You a D.C. Tenant with Ongoing Mold Issues? We May Be Able to Help

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating complaints from D.C. tenants about mold in their rental units. There are several reports on this issue across several property management companies in the District, for example Borger Management (see here: https://tinyurl.com/wjyov38). For years now, tenants, advocates, and journalists have been documenting failures at the D.C. Department Consumer […]