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SG Opinion Update: Supreme Court receives brief from the Solicitor General in burn pit litigation

December 18, 2014

Upon request by the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Solicitor General submitted a brief on Dec. 18, 2014 providing his...
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Trial Date Scheduled: Damages phase set in landmark Arab Bank terrorist financing case

December 10, 2014

Today, Judge Brian M. Cogan of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn set a...
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Supreme Court Rules: Will Not Hear BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Case About Economic and Property Damages Settlement

December 08, 2014

Largest class action settlement agreement considered final, marking start of six-month claims deadline Today, the...
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Asbestos Cases Remanded: First time that the court has upheld punitive damages and remanded claims in MDL 875

November 25, 2014

On Nov. 24, 2014, Judge Eduardo C. Robreno, who is presiding over the asbestos litigation, MDL 875, MARDOC or In re...
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S.C. Takata Lawsuit: Motley Rice files first federal action against Takata in South Carolina

November 24, 2014

On Nov. 21, 2014, Motley Rice LLC, one of the nation’s largest plaintiffs’ firms, filed a products liability action...
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Takata Airbag Lawsuits: Economic loss class action filed in South Carolina

November 14, 2014

Motley Rice has filed a class action lawsuit involving economic loss claims by people who own vehicles that contain...
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Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Motley Rice urges City of Charleston, S.C., to recognize Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26, 2014

During the Sept. 23, 2014, Charleston, S.C., City Council meeting, Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. read a proclamation...
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Arab Bank Liable: Jury finds Jordan-based bank liable for financing terrorist activity

September 22, 2014

MT. PLEASANT, SC – (Sept. 22, 2014) –Today, a Brooklyn, N.Y., jury found Jordan-based Arab Bank plc liable for...
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TVM Plaintiffs’ Verdict: Jury finds J&J’s Ethicon unit liable in bellwether trial

September 05, 2014

Today, a Charleston, W. Va., jury found Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Inc. division liable for injuries plaintiff...
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Halliburton Deepwater Settlement: Halliburton and Plaintiffs' Steering Committee Reach Settlement

September 02, 2014

Settlement includes alleged punitive damage claims and assigned claims for commercial fishermen and property owners...
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GM MDL Leadership: Motley Rice co-founder Joe Rice appointed to PEC for GM Ignition Switch Litigation

August 15, 2014

On Aug. 15, 2014, Motley Rice co-founder Joe Rice was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee (PEC) for the...
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Asbestos Judgment Reinstated: Insurer Travelers ordered to pay $500 million in asbestos-related settlements

July 22, 2014

MT. PLEASANT, SC – (July 22, 2014) – Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit put to rest the “private...
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Asbestos Manufacturer Liable: Jury awards $9.3 million

July 17, 2014

On June 20, 2014, a federal court jury in Massachusetts found T&N Ltd., the manufacturer of an...
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GM Class Action: Complaint filed against GM for economic loss due to ignition switch defects

July 16, 2014

On July 16, 2014, Motley Rice filed a class action complaint against General Motors LLC and its predecessor, General...
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General Motors Lawsuit: Motley Rice files class action on behalf of auto wholesaler for economic loss

June 19, 2014

 Motley Rice and co-counsel have filed a class action on behalf of Bedford Auto Wholesale, Inc., as an...
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HP Settlement Notice: Court approval hearing scheduled for mid-September

June 13, 2014

On May 2, 2014, a proposed $57 million settlement for the benefit of investors in Hewlett-Packard Company (HP)...
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TVM Settlement Agreement: Motley Rice Enters Agreement with AMS and Endo

April 30, 2014

Plaintiffs’ law firm Motley Rice LLC has reached an Agreement in Principle to settle with transvaginal mesh (TVM)...
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Case Against Rajaratnam: U.S. District Judge rules civil litigation involving alleged financial support to LTTE may proceed

April 29, 2014

On Monday, April 28, 2014, in one of the few cases interpreting the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) post the Supreme...
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Top 150 Women: Motley Rice members included on Benchmark Plaintiff's inaugural Top 150 Women list

April 22, 2014

Three of the members honored are the only South Carolina attorneys included on the list Four of Motley Rice’s...
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Buyout Investor Alert: Motley Rice reviewing potential claims connected to SWS Group, Inc. (NYSE: SWS) buyout

April 02, 2014

Motley Rice is reviewing potential claims involving the proposed acquisition of SWS Group, Inc. (“SWS” or the...
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BP Claims Update: Joe Rice comments on ruling from 5th Circuit regarding BEL claims

March 06, 2014

On Monday, March 3, 2014, the U.S. Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit rejected BP’s request to stop payments for...
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Burn Pit Update: Ruling by Federal Appeals Court allows burn pit cases to proceed

March 06, 2014

On March 6, 2014, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the district court’s dismissal of...
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Pinewood Prep Lawsuit: Confidential settlement agreement reached for ReVille sexual abuse victims

January 17, 2014

JOINT STATEMENT BY PINEWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL AND MOTLEY RICE Confidential settlement reached in civil actions...
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Lead Paint Ruling: Billion Dollar Public Health Decision in California

January 08, 2014

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