Today, the U.S. government announced a criminal plea agreement with BP as a corporation. It additionally announced its intent to enter indictments against several individuals arising out of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and its aftermath.
This holiday season, Motley Rice created an exciting project to honor the memory of an amazing little girl: Harper Drolet.
Motley Rice occupational disease and worker safety attorney James Ledlie recently addressed Building Trades delegates at the 55th annual convention of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario.
The Medical University of South Carolina and the College of Charleston are hosting two screenings and Q&A panels of "Addiction Incorporated," a documentary that tells the story of former research scientist and whistleblower Victor DeNoble and documents Philip Morris' secret research to engineer more addictive cigarettes.
U.S District Judge Carl Barbier is expected to grant final approval of the Deepwater Horizon settlements in the near future—a positive next step in resolving tens of thousands of remaining oil spill claims.
The Economic and Property Damages Class Action Settlement against British Petroleum arising out of the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was presented for preliminary approval on April 18, 2012, to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
In a recent case filed by the U.S. Justice Department against Bank of America, federal prosecutors based their case on the whistleblower law, the False Claims Act (FCA).
The seventh annual edition of national legal publication Lawdragon™ has named Motley Rice co-founding member Ronald L. Motley (SC) and Motley Rice member Jodi Westbrook Flowers (SC) to its 2012 500 Leading Lawyers in America list for their work in the plaintiffs' bar, placing them in the company of those The Lawdragon 500 calls "the very best of the legal profession."