Civil Rights

Nonconsensual Pelvic Exam Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the practice of performing pelvic examinations on anaesthetized patients. Women who were scheduled for a surgical procedure report being informed or otherwise learning —after the anesthetic has worn off—that a pelvic exam had been performed on them. These exams are incredibly intrusive and involve probing the woman’s vagina […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Excessive Medical Fees Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is investigating potentially “unconscionable” or excessive fees for medical services charged in the District of Columbia by large health care providers such as MedStar Health. Recent studies have found that the prices for common exams and routine procedures vary wildly between offices separated by only a few miles. The Washington Post […]

Medical Malpractice

Medical Battery Class Action Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the practice of performing pelvic examinations on anaesthetized patients. Women who were scheduled for a surgical procedure report being informed—after the anesthetic has worn off—that their physician, and the physician’s medical student(s), performed pelvic exams on them. These exams involve the physician’s or the medical student’s probing of […]