A federal grand jury issued a subpoena last month for global manufacturer 3M Co. The grand jury investigation is reportedly exploring the company’s alleged illegal dumping of toxic chemicals into the Tennessee River near its Decatur, Ala., plant.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched a preliminary investigation into 553,860 Nissan Rogue vehicles following reports of unprompted automatic emergency braking, allegedly causing crashes and some injuries.
The 2020 Elite Trial Lawyers Awards, presented by ALM and The National Trial Lawyers, named Motley Rice Firm of the Year in its pharmaceuticals litigation and insurance liability categories. Motley Rice co-founder Joe Rice also received the Elite Trial Lawyers Lifetime Achievement award. Attorney Jodi Westbrook Flowers was also recognized as one of 11 Elite Women of the Plaintiffs’ Bar.