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

Aveda Institute Deceptive Marketing and Unpaid Wages Investigation

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Update (10/9/2019): This Investigation is Now Closed and We Are No Longer Pursuing Action. Migliaccio and Rathod LLP is investigating claims involving the Aveda Institute’s deceptive marketing to prospective cosmetology students and failure to pay student employees for unpaid labor performed in its salons across the country, including in Washington D.C.  Enrollees report that they […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Resort Fees Class Action Investigation

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Resort Fees Investigation Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating claims by consumers who were unaware of hotel resort fees when making their online reservation. Resort fees, which cover the cost of hotel facilities and services, are sometimes charged apart from a room’s total price and can be poorly disclosed, appearing either on the reservation’s fine […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Loans Class Action Investigation

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Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Loans Investigation Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating claims by consumers who received inadequate protection and information regarding their Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loans. These loans are authorized by governments but are largely administered and funded by private lenders, like independent solar, plumbing, and roofing contractors, who promote the loans and […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Solar Panel Renewable Energy Certificate Class Action Investigation

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Solar Panel Renewable Energy Certificate Investigation Migliaccio and Rathod LLP is investigating claims that involve consumers who leased solar panels through a power purchase agreement. Many consumers choose to purchase or lease solar panels with the goal of being more environmentally friendly. In many states, using rooftop solar panels will earn the user a Renewable […]