The busiest travel season of the year has approached amidst controversy surrounding the airport security procedures being implemented by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). These procedures include full body scanners and more invasive physical pat-downs using fingers and palms.
On Thursday, November 18, 2010, a federal court judge denied a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by local South Carolina teacher Sandie Mallard against AirTran Airways, Inc., after the airline cancelled her tickets to Mexico without notice.
The National Center for Victims of Crime has named Motley Rice attorney Don Migliori to its Board of Directors. Migliori will work with the National Center on strategy, management and raising public awareness, in addition to supporting fundraising, policy and media efforts
In recognition of President Obama proclaiming November as National Hospice Month, Motley Rice would like to emphasize the importance of hospice care and acknowledge those who dedicate their lives to making a patient's stay comfortable and dignified. We proudly support those facilities, professionals, volunteers and family members who provide quality care for the terminally ill.
The interim claims deadline for the six month emergency payment from the Gulf Coast Claims Facility is just one week away, Tuesday, November 23, 2010.
With a busy travel season ahead, the recent discovery of suspicious packages on cargo planes bound for the United States has led to growing concerns regarding airport security during the holiday travel season.
Motley Rice attorneys began trial today (November 9, 2010) in the Paxil lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline. The plaintiffs allege the company failed to properly warn consumers that its antidepressant drug Paxil could cause birth defects.
In its recent Fall 2010 issue of Consumer Alert, the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) posted a consumer alert warning individuals against charity scams, especially those claiming to support victims of the BP Oil Spill.
On Thursday, November 4, 2010, a liability verdict was reached in an asbestos lawsuit against John Crane Inc. alleging that the company's asbestos-containing products caused retired West Virginia pipefitter Robert L. Wood to be diagnosed with mesothelioma.
On Thursday, November 4, 2010, an airliner flying above the western Indonesian island of Batam suffered a failure of one of its four engines approximately six minutes after takeoff from Singapore's Changi Airport. Qantas flight QF32, carrying 440 passengers and 26 crew members, was forced to make an emergency landing in Changi but safely landed with no injury to those on board.