During the Sept. 23, 2014, Charleston, S.C., City Council meeting, Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. read a proclamation declaring Sept. 26, 2014, as Mesothelioma Awareness Day in the City of Charleston. Motley Rice asbestos attorney Anne McGinness Kearse received the proclamation and made remarks on behalf of the firm and our clients.
Today, a Brooklyn, N.Y., jury found Jordan-based Arab Bank plc liable for financing terrorist activity, including funneling financial support to top Hamas leaders and to the families of suicide bombers.
In announcing the inaugural list of America's Elite Trial Lawyers this Sept. 9, 2014, the National Law Journal and Law.com named Motley Rice LLC as one of 50 select firms that “are doing the most creative and substantial work on the plaintiffs’ side.”
Today, a Charleston, W. Va., jury found Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Inc. division liable for injuries plaintiff Jo Huskey sustained after being implanted in 2011 with the manufacturer’s TVT-O sling, and awarded Huskey $3.27 million.
Today Halliburton Energy Services Inc. and the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee announced a $1.028 billion settlement for alleged punitive damage claims and claims held by the class that were created as part of the Economic and Property Damages Settlement in In re Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon.”