Senior District Judge Charles R. Breyer granted preliminary approval of the proposed settlement in the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” MDL.
The number of automakers known to sell or that have plans to sell new vehicles that are equipped with potentially defective and allegedly deadly, Takata airbags has grown from four to seven according to a U.S. Senate Committee report.
Public Justice presented the 2016 Trial Lawyers of the Year Award to Motley Rice attorneys who worked on the landmark case Linde v. Arab Bank, PLC.
Motley Rice member attorney Anne McGinness Kearse was welcomed as the newest President of Public Justice, a national public interest law firm that fights against injustices and is supported by the Public Justice Foundation.
U.S. government officials indicated that the redacted 28 pages of the Congressional 9/11 Joint Inquiry Report will be released imminently. This release has been long awaited by the 9/11 Families.
On July 13, 2016, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a previous bankruptcy court ruling that prevented plaintiffs from suing General Motors for knowingly mass producing vehicles with defective ignition switches.