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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Have You Been Misled into Buying False Scotch?

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Virginia Distillery Co. has been accused of intentionally mislabeling its products in such a way that consumers may be misled into believing that their Virginia-Highland Whisky and Scotch Trooper Cask are authentic Scotch Whisky. Scotch Whisky is defined under U.S. Law as being a distinctive product of Scotland, and the term Highland is one of five protected regions […]

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Does MyLife.com Feature a Misleading Profile in Your Name?

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Have you ever Googled yourself and found a profile in your name on “MyLife.com,” riddled with inaccurate and unsettling information? While there are all sorts of websites that seek to profit from your personal information, many consumers are particularly troubled over one called MyLife.com. With “ALERTS!” in bold, red, capital letters, MyLife.com leaves the details […]

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Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon Power Steering Defect Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating General Motors over whether their recall of 2015-2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks included enough vehicles. In 2016, GM recalled roughly 3,000 trucks over a power steering failure that made turning the vehicle’s wheels difficult. Owners report that the power steering would fail while they were in […]