Deceptive Trade Practice

Evalectric Straightening Iron Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Evalectric for selling low-quality hair straightening irons via mall kiosks, and then denying customers a refund. Consumers allege that Evalectric salesmen offer to demonstrate use of the straightening iron at a mall kiosk, often with great results. However, after purchase, customers find the product to bear little resemblance […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Alienware Aurora Memory Upgrade Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Dell Technologies for false advertising pertaining to the compatibility of built-in memory with any subsequent memory upgrades for its Alienware Aurora series of gaming computers. Consumers allege that Alienware Aurora computers’ factory-set memory configurations do not function with either first- or third-party memory upgrades, thus forcing consumers to […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Essentials for 2020 Election

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The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) provides consumers with a variety of protections regarding the use of autodialed calls or texts and prerecorded voice calls i.e. “robocalls.” TCPA protections do apply to calls and texts related to a political campaign, and vary based on 1) prior expressed consent, or lack thereof, and 2) the classification […]

Consumer Protection

Nomadic Real Estate Security Deposit Investigation

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Our consumer protection attorneys are investigating reports that tenants at properties in Washington D.C. operated by Nomadic Real Estate have failed to receive their security deposit after their leases expired. Nomadic Real Estate manages over 100 properties in the city and there are several reports of tenants not receiving back their security deposit, despite complying […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Branch-Chained Amino Acids including Xtend Energy Deceptive Marketing Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) protein powder products for deceptive marketing. Several of these products, including Xtend Energy, prominently display on the product’s label a representation of 0 calories per serving. Independent testing has revealed that at last one such BCAA product actually contains 366 calories per 100 grams. […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Did Your D.C. Landlord Fail to Tell You About a Problem with Your Rented Property or Charge You an Improper Fee? You May Have a Strong Legal Claim

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Some D.C. landlords are notorious for renting properties that turn out to have serious problems like water damage, mold, and vermin. They also may charge improper fees such as for water when utilities were supposed to be included in the monthly rent amount. If you have experienced this or other misconduct by a landlord, you […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Overheating Google Chromecast Ultra Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Google Chromecast Ultra for reported overheating issues. The Chromecast Ultra is a streaming device capable of video playback up to 4K resolution. It is a required device in order to use Google’s newest game streaming service, Google Stadia. Google’s support website acknowledges that the Chromecast Ultra may […]