Deceptive Trade Practice

2020 Kia Telluride Defective Windshield Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2020 Kia Telluride for defective windshields that are easily prone to cracking. Multiple owners on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website and various Kia forums report windshields that crack very easily after being hit by small pebbles, or for no reason at all. The crack quickly […]

Civil Rights

Active-Shooter School Drills Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating school active-shooter drills that may be inflicting emotional distress to children as young as 11 years old. In response to the rise of school shootings, school officials have hired companies that purport to provide seminars that school officials and law enforcement use to run their own drills. There […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Entertainment Software Rating Board Deceptive Trade Practices Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Electronic Software Rating Board (ESRB) for deceptive trade practices. The ESRB has rated NBA 2k20 “E for Everyone” despite the game’s use of gambling mechanics, including simulated slot machines, pachinko, and roulette. According to the review board’s criteria, simulated gambling mechanics can be expected in video games […]

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 […]