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August 3, 2010

Flounder gigger files lawsuit against BP alleging oil and toxins caused serious health problems

Motley Rice attorney Kevin Dean is representing Obie F. Carlisle in a lawsuit against BP that some say could initiate similar cases against the oil giant. Carlisle alleges that while flounder gigging in Mobile Bay, AL, he was exposed to oil and toxins in the waters that may have caused the "painful rashes, nosebleeds, nasal blockages, shortness of breath, as well as…emotional distress" that he experienced shortly thereafter.

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July 28, 2010

Hootie's Homegrown Round-Up supported by Motley Rice

Recognizing the community's need to arm elementary school students with proper school supplies and essential services, Motley Rice is again proudly supporting Hootie's Homegrown Roundup: Back to School Basics, which provides approximately 1,300 elementary age students from four Charleston, SC schools with school supplies and other services necessary to help them begin the new school year.

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July 26, 2010

Military burn pits investigated by CBS news

CBS News investigates open-air burn pits on U.S. military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, focusing on the many former soldiers and personnel who are reporting chronic and even fatal illnesses that they attribute to exposure to burn pit smoke during their service abroad.

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