A proposed class action filed by a former Morgan Stanley financial advisor alleges the wealth management group wronged him and other similarly situated FAs by withholding deferred compensation they’re entitled to under the Employee Retirement Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). 
Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly named Don Migliori a 2020 Leader in Law during a virtual ceremony on September 10 for his more than 20 years of experience in a variety of impactful litigations.
A Sriwijaya Air Boeing plane with 62 people on board scheduled to fly from Jakarta to Pontianak reportedly vanished from radar minutes from taking off on Jan. 9, 2021. Indonesian authorities are searching for Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182, 26-year old plane and believe debris has been found in the Java Sea, the last known location of the plane.
Legal publication Law360 named Motley Rice as a 2020 Product Liability Practice Group of the Year. The firm was one of six to receive the honor, and one of only a handful of plaintiffs’ firms to be included as a Law360 Practice Group of the Year.
The Child Victims Act lawsuit alleges that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn allowed Fr. Costello unfettered access to children while he trained to become a priest and while he conducted his outreach ministry in parishes and Catholic Charities programs.
A helicopter carrying nine international peacekeepers, including seven American service members, one Frenchman and one Czech, crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Nov. 12, 2020, killing all but one on board. Early reports indicate technical failure is a suspected cause of the crash.
On October 20, 2020, Judge Edward J. Davila appointed Motley Rice as Co-Lead Counsel in a securities fraud class action concerning alleged misrepresentations by Intel Corporation regarding delays in the launch of its next generation of seven-nanometer microprocessors.
BSA filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February amid the threat of thousands of potential lawsuits brought by former scouts who allege they were sexually abused while in Scouting. Many survivors allege the organization concealed their sexual abuse, often times for years, instead of alerting law enforcement and protecting children from predators.
Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg declared Sept. 26, 2020 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The occasion marked the 9th year that the City recognized the day following a request from Motley Rice.
Consumer misuse is a common defense used by corporations when accused of producing dangerous and defective products. In a new article, Motley Rice attorneys Anne McGinness Kearse and Taylor Lacy discuss keeping attention on the defective product and the harm it caused by anticipating such arguments.