Deceptive Trade Practice

GWU Employee Retirement Income Security Act Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating George Washington University for failing to carry out its fiduciary duty to its past and present employees who were or are enrolled in the university’s retirement plans. Workers allege that the three companies granted complete control over GWU’s retirement plans, the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Ford “Coastdown Cheating” MPG Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Ford vehicles, including the 2018 Ford Ranger and 2018-2019 F-150 series trucks, for reporting inaccurate fuel economy numbers that were the result of improper coastdown testing. The purpose of coastdown testing is to determine a vehicle’s rolling resistance and drag. Those figures are then applied on the vehicle […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Ford Overstated Fuel Economy Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating 2017-2019 Ford models, including the 2017 Ford Expedition, for advertising inflated fuel economy numbers. On February 21, 2019 Ford disclosed internal concerns about its emission certification process, in effect stating the possible need to restructure their fuel economy and emissions compliance process to ensure the accurate reporting of […]

Product Defect

2017-2019 Subaru Forester and Subaru Outback Windshield Defect Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating dozens of reports from 2017-2019 Subaru Outback and Forester owners that state the windshields in their vehicles are prone to cracking for little to no cause. Complaints filed in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) website establish common trends experienced by Forester and Outback owners: some recall […]

Wage Theft

Denny’s Wage Theft Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Denny’s for forcing servers to spend a large amount of their time on non-tipped earning side work, such as cleaning and replenishing the salad bar, coffee station, or soda station; stocking condiments; putting silverware out; and general cleaning both during and after their shifts. Servers who have been […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Have You Purchased a Falsely Advertised Probiotic?

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In November of 2018, a federal jury unanimously found that VSL Pharmaceuticals falsely advertised and marketed VSL#3, a probiotic formula that was originally created by Professor Claudio De Simone. Dr. De Simone’s original formulation had undergone extensive studies and was established as a “medical food” for dietary management of gastrointestinal issues, such as ulcerative colitis and […]