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 […]

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 […]