On Thursday, July 29, Motley Rice and Pennsylvania-based law firm Goldberg, Persky & White held a town hall meeting to update those who have been or may have been exposed to radiation contamination by nuclear processing facilities in Apollo and Parks, Pennsylvania on the current legal proceedings.
Motley Rice attorneys Ron Motley, Joe Rice, Jodi Flowers and Kevin Dean were in attendance at a 90-minute preliminary court session that allowed trial lawyers to address a special judicial panel regarding how to best bring to order the hundreds of civil lawsuits that have been brought against BP since the April 2010 oil spill.
Motley Rice attorneys Anne Kearse, James Ledlie, David Hoyle and Badge Humphries are among the state's trial lawyers scheduled to speak at the South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ) annual conference.
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.
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.
Motley Rice is proud to announce that attorney Anne Kearse was elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Public Justice Foundation.
According to an NPR investigation into Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine disaster, a mine electrician was ordered on February 13, 2010, to disable a methane gas monitor on a continuous mining machine, allowing the machine to continue cutting rock without a functional methane monitor.
Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter stated on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, that he will advocate for legislation, S. 2930, that clarifies the right of U.S. citizens to hold Saudi Arabia and others accountable for their alleged role as financial supporters of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
On Tuesday, July 13, 2010, U.S. District Court Judge Nina Gershon issued a court order in the Arab Bank lawsuit stating that the jury "will be instructed that, based on the defendant's failure to produce documents, it may, but is not required to, infer that the defendant provided financial services to organizations designated by the United States as Foreign Terrorist Organizations, and to individuals affiliated with the FTOs."
Motley Rice co-founder Joe Rice has been invited to attend two upcoming conferences hosted by Perrin Conferences to share his knowledge on relevant and emerging issues in the areas of asbestos bankruptcy and litigation.