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.
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.
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.
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.
The recent discovery of suspicious packages on cargo planes bound for the United States has led to an investigation into the security of airline cargo, especially regarding cargo coming from other countries.
A bomb scare Thursday night led to the grounding of three cargo planes in the Northeast United States. The first suspicious package was reportedly a "manipulated" ink toner cartridge with wires attached on a flight thought to be traveling from Yemen to Chicago. Another suspicious package was found on a flight in Dubai. Both packages were sent from Yemen.
Motley Rice co-founder Joe Rice will serve as a guest speaker for HB Litigation Conference LLC's DePuy Hip Recall & Avandia Updates Conference being held Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, FL.