At about 1 a.m. on June 24, a wing of the Champlain Tower South Condo Complex in Surfside, Fla., collapsed. As of June 25, four people died in the collapse and more than 159 people who were in the building at the time of collapse remain missing as rescue crews continue to work the scene. Fifty-five units were affected by the collapse.
ALM and The National Trial Lawyers selected Motley Rice as a finalist in seven categories for their 2021 Elite Trial Lawyers award. Environmental attorney Esther Berezofsky is one of 11 winners of the Elite Women of the Plaintiffs’ Bar award, and Sarah Hansel is one of 40 winners of the inaugural Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar award.
Medical manufacturer Royal Philips voluntarily recalled multiple sleep apnea machines this week amid reports that degradation may cause the devices to release dangerous gasses and other toxins that may cause cancer.
Four infant deaths prompted Fisher-Price to recall its 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soother, the popular toy company announced June 3. The company also recalled its 2-in-1 Soothe ‘n Play Glider, though no deaths are currently linked to that product Fisher-Price says.
Law360 named Motley Rice attorney Fidelma Fitzpatrick as a 2021 Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar, calling her “a sought-after trial attorney who has gone toe-to-toe with major corporations time after time and won.”