On December 28, 2010, PBS re-aired their FRONTLINE investigative report entitled Flying Cheap with interviews from Mary Schiavo, an aviation attorney with Motley Rice and the former U.S. Department of Transportation Inspector General, on the controversy and safety concerns involving major airlines that outsource flights to smaller, regional carriers.
Last week, oil spill lawyers representing gulf coast clients and Gulf Coast Claims Facility claimants asked the judge overseeing the BP litigation to order changes to the claims process.
While businesses in states surrounding the Gulf of Mexico are struggling, South Carolina business owners are also feeling the effects of the BP oil spill. Local restaurant owners, for example, rely heavily on gulf coast seafood for their seafood inventory, mainly their oyster supplies.
Motley Rice LLC has promoted seven attorneys to membership effective January 1, 2011. These new members possess years of experience within a variety of legal and management areas.
Motley Rice LLC is contributing to eight local organizations this December through monetary and supply donations from employees, colleagues and friends in the community.
Motley Rice's medical practice group leader Fred Thompson will serve as a guest speaker at the 10th Annual Class Action and Mass Tort Symposium being held at the Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, La., on Friday, December 10, 2010.
Motley Rice is a proud supporter of the non-profit organization Safe Kids and its continual advocacy efforts to help eliminate preventable childhood injuries.
Beginning on Sunday, December 5, 2010, George Mason University School of Law began its 5th Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues. The symposium lasts through Tuesday, December 7, 2010, and is being held at the Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel in Fairfax, Virginia.
The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF) announced that the U.S. House of Representatives passed H. Res. 771 designating September 26th as National Mesothelioma Awareness Day.
The Motley Rice aviation team has been speaking with media across the country this week as one of the year's busiest travel days approaches.